Talk show host Charles Adler is leaving 680 CJOB
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Longtime radio talk-show host Charles Adler will be signing off from 680 CJOB on Aug. 7, the radio station announced Thursday morning.
The decision comes on the heels of layoffs at the station on Wednesday, which reports have said included sports announcer Jim Toth.
CJOB, which is owned by Corus Entertainment, fell from the top perch on Winnipeg’s radio ratings ladder, replaced by CBC Radio One in the Numeris spring ratings report that was released in May.
“When Peter Warren chose to retire from CJOB and the station asked me to step in, I felt like the luckiest broadcaster in Canada, Adler is quoted as saying in the CJOB release. “CJOB and Corus Entertainment have been my radio family for a very long time, and the people of Winnipeg have been extremely generous to me. Saying goodbye is never easy, but Winnipeggers will always have a special place in my heart.”
Like Warren did when he left the station in 1998, Adler is moving to British Columbia.
Geoff Currier will step in behind the microphone during Adler’s timeslot after Aug. 7, the release says..
Station manager Scott Armstrong had little to say about changes at the station when interviewed Wednesday afternoon.
“We don’t comment on staffing decisions publicly,” he said.
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