680 CJOB

CJOB 680 AM Manitoba

680 CJOB is a Winnipeg based AM news station owned by Corus Radio, one of the much known broadcasting network in the Canada. 99.1 Fresh Radio and BIG FM 97.5 are the siblings being operated from the same installation at Polo Park. Winnipeg’s News & Information Leader is the catch-phrase selected by the authorities. The channel was launched on March 11, 1946 with a wattage of 250 and f1340 kHz frequency after the applicant John Oliver Blick got approval; the call-sign assigned was CJOB derived from the name and surname of the owner. 680 CJOB on October 8, 1957 switched to new frequency: 680 kHz while increasing the ERP level to 5,000 watts. After the installation of a news antenna in Fort Whyte, CJOB radio was acquired by OB Limited in 1964 and the studios were shifted to 930 Portage Avenue. CJOB became the Manitoba’s second strongest station with and ERP of 50,000 watts at daytime in 1978. The ownership of the radio was once again changed when Western International Communications came forward to purchase 680 CJOB in the year 1990. Corus Entertainment in winning a bid to acquire the channel in 2000.

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In 2006 the station marked its 60th anniversary till its first launch back in March 1946. The application to start a simulcast sister at 106.3 MHz at Starbuck was not entertained by the CRTC in September 2007. Headquarters were shifted to Jack Blick Avenue in February 2011. The well and long earned position of being Canada’s highest-rated station was lost by CJOB to CBC Radio 990 in the beginning of 2015. You can listen to the 680 CJOB with news, traffic reports, weather updates, sport stories, entertainment feeds, shows, audio on demand, Blue Bombers Play-by-Play, On Demand Content, contests (Dahlia’s Little Big Shots, CJOB Flyaway to Kelowna, 68 Days of Summer, Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival), Listener Club, events (Red River Co-Op Speedway, David Crosby, Florence Foster Jenkins Advance Screening, A Day with David Duval, HSC Celebrity Human Race, Light The Night Walk, A Night with Sinatra, Celtic Thunder Legacy), concerts updates, podcasts and much more. You can follow the 680 CJOB on Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Instagram. Here is the website: CJOB 680 AM

Programs

Biped Radio with Lyndon Froese Saturday Morning with Tom Milroy Your Life, Unlimited All News Drive
Weekend Wakeup Today on 680 CJOB Tech it Out CAA Talks Travel
Winnipeg’s Morning News S.E.T for Success Coast to Coast Dahlia Kurtz
Talk to the Experts Infomercial Payworks Coach’s Show hosted by Bob Irving The Weekend with Greg Glatz
Bold Radio Ty Knows a Guy Manitoba Liquor Marts Sports Sunday An Ounce of Prevention Richard Cloutier Reports
Crime and Punishment with Mike Mclntyre The Main Ingredient with Kevin Burgin The Gardener with Dorothy Dobbie Couch Potatoes with Jeff Braun and Brett Megarry
Geoff Currier Those Old Radio Shows Winnipeg’s Morning News –Weekend Edition

Personalities

Dahlia Kurtz Don Cook Geoff Currier
Richard Cloutier
Jeff Braun Kelly Moore Brett Megarry
Dave Turnbull Kathy Kennedy Bob Irving
Tom Milroy Keith McCullough Kim Lawson

Contact

Address: 680 CJOB

Unit 200 – 1440 Jack Blick Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0L4

Tel: 204 786 2471

1 844 686 6868

Fax: 204 783 4512

Email: info@cjob.com

 

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