May 21, 2019

Winnipeg
14° C, Overcast

Full Forecast

Advertisement

Advertise With Us

Winnipeg radio stations lay off four on-air personalities

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 29/1/2015 (1573 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

Four Winnipeg radio personalities from three different stations were victims of a series of network-wide layoffs by Corus Entertainment on Tuesday.

Corus Entertainment confirmed the changes in an email Wednesday.

Four radio personnel at CJOB, 99.1 Fresh FM and Power 97 were laid off, including Power 97 personalities TJ Connors and Holly Bausman, and CJOB announcer Lorne Edwards.

In a post on Twitter Tuesday, Bausman and Connors said farewell to listeners of the hard-rock FM station.

Get the full story.
No credit card required. Cancel anytime.

Join free for 30 days

After that, pay as little as $0.99 per month for the best local news coverage in Manitoba.

 

Already a subscriber?

Log in

Join free for 30 days

 

Already a subscriber?

Log in

Subscribers Log in below to continue reading,
not a subscriber? Create an account to start a 30 day free trial.

Log in Create your account

Your free trial has come to an end.

We hope you have enjoyed your trial! To continue reading, we recommend our Read Now Pay Later membership. Simply add a form of payment and pay only 27¢ per article.

For unlimited access to the best local, national, and international news and much more, try an All Access Digital subscription:

Thank you for supporting the journalism that our community needs!

Your free trial has come to an end.

We hope you have enjoyed your trial! To continue reading, we recommend our Read Now Pay Later membership. Simply add a form of payment and pay only 27¢ per article.

For unlimited access to the best local, national, and international news and much more, try an All Access Digital subscription:

Thank you for supporting the journalism that our community needs!

We hope you have enjoyed your free trial!

To continue reading, select a plan below:

All Access Digital

Introductory pricing*

99¢

per month

  • Unlimited online reading and commenting
  • Daily newspaper replica e-Edition
  • News Break - our award-winning iOS app
  • Exclusive perks & discounts
Continue

Read Now Pay Later

Pay

27¢

per article

  • Commitment-free
  • Cancel anytime
  • Only pay for what you read
  • Refunds available
Continue

*Introductory pricing schedule for 12 month: $0.99/month plus tax for first 3 months, $5.99/month for months 4 - 6, $10.99/month for months 7 - 9, $13.99/month for months 10 - 12. Standard All Access Digital rate of $16.99/month begins after first year.

We hope you have enjoyed your free trial!

To continue reading, select a plan below:

Read Now Pay Later

Pay

27¢

per article

  • Commitment-free
  • Cancel anytime
  • Only pay for what you read
  • Refunds available
Continue

All Access Digital

Introductory pricing*

99¢

per month

  • Unlimited online reading and commenting
  • Daily newspaper replica e-Edition
  • News Break - our award-winning iOS app
  • Exclusive perks & discounts
Continue

Mon to Sat Delivery

Pay

$34.36

per month

  • Includes all benefits of All Access Digital
  • 6-day delivery of our award-winning newspaper
Continue

*Introductory pricing schedule for 12 month: $0.99/month plus tax for first 3 months, $5.99/month for months 4 - 6, $10.99/month for months 7 - 9, $13.99/month for months 10 - 12. Standard All Access Digital rate of $16.99/month begins after first year.

We hope you have enjoyed your free trial!

To continue reading, select a plan below:

All Access Digital

Introductory pricing*

99¢

per month

  • Unlimited online reading and commenting
  • Daily newspaper replica e-Edition
  • News Break - our award-winning iOS app
  • Exclusive perks & discounts
Continue

Read Now Pay Later

Pay

27¢

per article

  • Commitment-free
  • Cancel anytime
  • Only pay for what you read
  • Refunds available
Continue

*Introductory pricing schedule for 12 month: $0.99/month plus tax for first 3 months, $5.99/month for months 4 - 6, $10.99/month for months 7 - 9, $13.99/month for months 10 - 12. Standard All Access Digital rate of $16.99/month begins after first year.

We hope you have enjoyed your free trial!

To continue reading, select a plan below:

Read Now Pay Later

Pay

27¢

per article

  • Commitment-free
  • Cancel anytime
  • Only pay for what you read
  • Refunds available
Continue

All Access Digital

Introductory pricing*

99¢

per month

  • Unlimited online reading and commenting
  • Daily newspaper replica e-Edition
  • News Break - our award-winning iOS app
  • Exclusive perks & discounts
Continue

*Introductory pricing schedule for 12 month: $0.99/month plus tax for first 3 months, $5.99/month for months 4 - 6, $10.99/month for months 7 - 9, $13.99/month for months 10 - 12. Standard All Access Digital rate of $16.99/month begins after first year.

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 29/1/2015 (1573 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

Four Winnipeg radio personalities from three different stations were victims of a series of network-wide layoffs by Corus Entertainment on Tuesday.

Corus Entertainment confirmed the changes in an email Wednesday.

Power 97's TJ Connors.

JOHN JOHNSTON / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES

Power 97's TJ Connors.

Four radio personnel at CJOB, 99.1 Fresh FM and Power 97 were laid off, including Power 97 personalities TJ Connors and Holly Bausman, and CJOB announcer Lorne Edwards.

In a post on Twitter Tuesday, Bausman and Connors said farewell to listeners of the hard-rock FM station.

"Thanks to everyone who flipped on (Power 97) over the last two years. It was really cool waking you up on the station I grew up on," Connors wrote.

In the fall ratings statistics released by Numeris in November 2014, Power 97 fell to 2.6 per cent of the 12-and-older radio audience from 4.6 per cent during the spring ratings period.

The audience drop left Power 97 in 12th place in Winnipeg's 15-station listenership race, two places lower than it was in the spring of 2014.

Fresh FM was one spot lower, 13th place, in the fall ratings with 2.2 per cent of the total listenership.

CJOB remained in top spot with a 13.6 per cent share of Winnipeg's 12-and-older listenership.

—staff

Advertisement

Advertise With Us

You can comment on most stories on The Winnipeg Free Press website. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or digital subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

Have Your Say

Comments are open to The Winnipeg Free Press print or digital subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to The Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

By submitting your comment, you agree to abide by our Community Standards and Moderation Policy. These guidelines were revised effective February 27, 2019. Have a question about our comment forum? Check our frequently asked questions.

Advertisement

Advertise With Us