Evanov Communications Hot AC “Energy 103.5” CKHZ Halifax has flipped to Country “Hot Country 103.5“. The move gives Halifax its second Country station as CKHZ will go up against Maritime Broadcast Systems’ “FX 101.9” CHFX. In the Spring 2015 Numeris ratings, CHFX was second in the Halifax market with an 11.4 share. CKHZ was the lowest rated commercial station with a 1.9 share.
Update 1/6: Z103 in Halifax will be the one revamping as “Energy 103” at 1:03pm today. Four staffers are out with the move, including afternoon host Josh McClellan. The revamp will bring along a Dance leaning CHR along the lines of its sister in Winnipeg as described below. Original Report 12/19: A reboot of sorts is on its way to Evanov Radio CHR “Z 103.5” CIDC Orangeville/Toronto or similarly named “Z103” CKHZ Halifax. Registrations have been made for Energy1035.com, Energy1035.ca, and Energy103.ca. Both stations are currently also rans in their markets. In Halifax, 103.5 trails Bell Media’s “101.3 The Bounce” CJCH. Toronto is a slightly more complex story. The CHR battle right now is crowded with CIDC trailing 104.5 CHUM-FM, 99.9 Vir...[Read More]