99.1 Winnipeg

Peggy @ 99.1 Debuts In Winnipeg

Corus Radio Hot AC “Fresh Radio @ 99.1” CJGV Winnipeg used the end of its Christmas Music run to flip to AC “Peggy @ 99.1“. Launching at 5pm on Christmas Day, the new Peggy is branding as “Feel Good Winnipeg” with a playlist evenly split between recurrents and 80s gold. The station describes itself as “Peggy is an upbeat 80’s pop and current adult contemporary station that has all the hits that Winnipeggers want to hear. Peggy’s unique new format aims to reflect the positive, energetic and fun vibe of Winnipeg while giving listeners the music they want.” The 6pm hour of Peggy @ 99.1 consisted of: Corey Hart – Sunglasses At Night Pink – Just Like Fire Pat Benatar – Love Is A Battlefield Avicii – Wake Me Up T...[Read More]

Corus Launches National Fresh Radio Brand Across Canada

Corus Radio has rebranded seven of its AC and Hot AC stations across Canada as “Fresh Radio“. Five of the stations were previously using a similar “Fresh-FM” branding while the other two were branded as “Hits” prior to today. The six stations utlizing the new brand are: “92.5 Fresh Radio” CKNG-FM Edmonton “95.3 Fresh Radio” CING-FM Hamilton, ON “99.1 Fresh Radio” CJGV-FM Winnipeg “100.5 Fresh Radio” CKRU-FM Peterborough, ON “103.1 Fresh Radio” CFHK-FM London, ON “104.3 Fresh Radio” CKWS-FM Kingston, ON “104.5 Fresh Radio” CFLG-FM Corwall, ON Each station is keeping its unique musical sound, CKRU-FM and CFLG-FM are more gold based, while CJGV Winnipeg has utilized the rebr...[Read More]

Pair Of Winnipeg Hot AC Changes

Rogers Media Hot AC “102.3 Clear-FM” CKY-FM Winnipeg has rebranded as “Kiss 102.3“. The rebranding continues the expansion of the Kiss brand across Canada by Rogers including six other Hot AC’s including Calgary and Ottawa and two CHRs including Toronto. No changes to the airstaff or programming including their “No Repeat Work Day” between 9am and 5pm. The station lists Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, P!nk, Maroon 5, and Kelly Clarkson among their core artists. A couple hours later Corus Hot AC “99.1 Fresh-FM” CJGV shifted to Modern AC “Fresh Radio 99.1” with a Pop and Alternative music mix. Positioned as “Modern Music”, core artists there include Katy Perry, Black Keys, Hozier, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ta...[Read More]

Groove Winnipeg Getting Fresh?

Update 2/14: Fresh-FM debuted as expected at 7am with a Jack like presentation. Listen to the Debut of 99.1 Fresh-FM on FormatChange.com. The first hour of 99.1 Fresh-FM consisted of: Nelly Furtado – All Good Things Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger Adele – Rolling In The Deep Lady Gaga – Edge of Glory Taio Cruz – Break Your Heart Gwen Stefani – Hollaback Girl Killers – Somebody Told Me Mia Martina – Burning Lady Antebellum – Need You Now Kelly Clarkson – Since You’ve Been Gone Feist – 1234 Melanie Fiona – Give It To Me Right Michael Jackson – Beat It David Guetta – Without You Jennifer Lopez – On The Floor Update 2/13: CJGV will debut its new permanent identity as Adult CHR “99.1 Fresh-FM̶...[Read More]

2011 Post Christmas Format Change Rundown

As Christmas music fades away for another 10 or 11 months, its time for another batch of mass format changes to get us into the new year. This list will be a handy all-in-one guide to all the changes taking place between Christmas and the time everyone goes back to work on January 3. To see the list of changes we’re expecting to happen check our Watchlist. 1/4: Still coming across some smaller market changes that occurred during the holidays. MTS Broadcasting’s “ESPN 1240” WCEM Cambridge, MD shifts to Standards running Music of Your Life. In the Ozarks, “Real Country 104.3” KBCN Harrison, AR shifts to ESPN Radio. Oldies 93.7 WKAD Cadillac and Standards 1340 WMBN Petoskey, MI have flipped to Sports as “The Ticket” using Fox Sports Radio. 1/4: ...[Read More]