Al Ford of Edmonton’s Sonic 102.9 FM was named Program Director of the Year (major market) at the 2011 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto  on March 11, 2011.  * Alberta Winners in Blue

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

ACE BURPEE, HOT103, WINNIPEG
JAXON HAWKS, THE BEAT 94.5, VANCOUVER
DON MITCHELL, THE EDGE 1029, TORONTO – Winner
MICHAEL RELIGA, KISS 92.5, TORONTO
JAMES SUTTON, THE PEAK, VANCOUVER
ADAM THOMPSON, SONIC 102.9, EDMONTON
WAYNE WEBSTER, BOOM 97.3, TORONTO
MATT WREGGITT, Z103.5, TORONTO

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

NEIL “BOOMER” BEAUMONT, CHYM-FM, KITCHENER
MARK CAMERON, FM96, LONDON
DJ ANCHOR, WIRED 96.3, SASKATOON
DAVE LOCKBAUM, 95-1 THE ROCK, WINDSOR
PAUL MORRIS, HTZ FM, ST. CATHERINES – Winner
VANESSA MURPHY, 94.9 THE ROCK, OSHAWA
JEREMY “NO LUV” SLATTERY, Z103, HALIFAX
ANNA ZEE, Q104, HALIFAX

MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

JD ANDERSON, THE GOAT, LLOYDMINSTER
JACQUIE BECKETT, ROGERS RADIO, KINGSTON – Winner
RYAN GRIFFITHS, MOOSE GROUP, BRACEBRIDGE
DANNY ISMOND, GX94, YORKTON
BRUCE LEPERRE, CKDM, DAUPHIN
CHRIS MCEWIN, CHUR, NORTH BAY
DARREN “DOC” ROBERTSON, 99.9 SUN FM, KELOWNA
AL TOMPSON, Z99, RED DEER

ON AIR TALENT

THE PAUL BROWN SHOW, THE BEAR, EDMONTON
THE KID CARSON SHOW, THE BEAT 94.5, VANCOUVER
ERIN DAVIS & MIKE COOPER, CHFI, TORONTO
JOHN DERRINGER, Q107, TORONTO – Winner
LARRY & WILLY, JACK FM, VANCOUVER
MAULER, RUSH, JENNI, & JOSIE, HOT 89.9, OTTAWA
ROGER DARREN AND MARILYN, CHUM FM, TORONTO
RYDER & BRANDY, WIRED 96.3, SASKATOON

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MAJOR MARKET

JULIE ADAM, 98.1 CHFI, TORONTO
DAVID COREY, CHUM FM, TORONTO
AL FORD, SONIC 102.9, EDMONTON – Winner
GRUFF GUSHNOWSKI, K97, EDMONTON
RONNIE STANTON, VIRGIN RADIO 953, VANCOUVER
CURTIS STRANGE, THE BEAT 94.5, VANCOUVER
ROB VAVREK, VIRGIN, EDMONTON
ROSS WINTERS, 102.1 THE EDGE, TORONTO

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

WENDY DUFF, CHYM-FM, KITCHENER
GINA LORENTZ, CKTB, ST. CATHARINES
JASON MANNING, THE OCEAN/JACK FM, VICTORIA – Winner
JIM MCCOURTIE, FM96, LONDON – Winner
CHRIS MYERS, C95, SASKATOON
ANDY ROSS, WIRED 96.3, SASKATOON
TERRY WILLIAMS, LITE 92.9, HALIFAX

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

MARK BURLEY, 99.9 SUN FM, KELOWNA – Winner
DOUG ELLIOTT, K ROCK, KINGSTON
MIKE FRY, THE MOOSE, NORTH BAY
BRAD GIBB, FM96, KINGSTON
DAVE PALMER,CFCO, CHATHAM
TIM SCHUTZ, THE RIVER, LETHBRIDGE
TRAPPER JOHN, ROCK 105.3, MEDICINE HAT
ANDY WILSON, CHUR, NORTH BAY

PROMOTION OF THE YEAR

GLEE FM, PROUD FM, TORONTO – Winner
HELP HAITI FUNDRAISER, FLOW FM, TORONTO
THE MISSING T, HOT 899, OTTAWA
PBS-RTC COWBOY POKER, THE BEAR, EDMONTON
SONIC 1 K BEER GARDEN, SONIC 102.9, EDMONTON
TARA/OPRAH, CHYM FM, KITCHENER
WHILE YOU WERE OUT AT SEA, Q104, HALIFAX
WIRED 96.3’S MONEY HUNGRY DARYL, WIRED 96.3, SASKATOON

STATION OF THE YEAR – CHR

THE BEAT 94.5, VANCOUVER – Winner
HOT 89.9, OTTAWA
HOT 103, WINNIPEG
KISS 92.5, TORONTO
98.5 VIRGIN, CALGARY
99.9 VIRGIN RADIO, TORONTO
91.7 THE BOUNCE, EDMONTON
Z103.5, TORONTO

STATION OF THE YEAR – HOT AC

CHUM FM, TORONTO – Winner
C100, HALIFAX
KOOL 101.5, CALGARY
THE NEW KISS 105.3, OTTAWA
NOW FM, EDMONTON, RAWLCO
SUN FM, KELOWNA
VIRGIN 953, VANCOUVER
VIRGIN 96, MONTREAL

STATION OF THE YEAR – MAINSTREAM AC

CHYM 96.7, KITCHENER
K-LITE, HAMILTON
LITE ROCK 92.9, HALIFAX
LITE 95.9,CALGARY
98.1 CHFI, TORONTO – Winner
102.3 CLEAR FM, WINNIPEG
QM-FM, VANCOUVER

STATION OF THE YEAR – CLASSIC GOLD

BOOM 97.3, TORONTO
CHEZ 106, OTTAWA
K97, EDMONTON
96.9 JACK FM, CALGARY
96.9 JACK FM, VANCOUVER
1023 BOB-FM, LONDON
Q107, CALGARY
Q107, TORONTO – Winner

STATION OF THE YEAR – COUNTRY

BX93, LONDON
CISN COUNTRY 103.9, EDMONTON
COUNTRY 105, CALGARY
FX101.9, HALIFAX
Y101, OTTAWA
KICX106, KITCHENER/WATERLOO
93.7 JR FM, VANCOUVER – Winner
QX104, WINNIPEG

STATION OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM MARKET

CHYM FM, KITCHENER/WATERLOO
C100, HALIFAX
FM96, LONDON
HTZ-FM, ST. CATHARINES
98.5 THE OCEAN, VICTORIA
ROCK 95.1, WINDSOR
WIRED 96.3, SASKATOON – Winner
Z103, HALIFAX

STATION OF THE YEAR – MULTICULTURAL

CHIN, TORONTO – Winner
96.1 FM, VANCOUVER
CIAO-AM, TORONTO
CINQ FM, MONTREAL
CJLL, OTTAWA
101.7 WORLD FM, EDMONTON

STATION OF THE YEAR – NEWS/TALK

AM770 CHQR, CALGARY
CFRA, OTTAWA
CHED, EDMONTON
CJAD, MONTREAL
CKNW, VANCOUVER
NEWS 95.7, HALIFAX
NEWSTALK 1010, TORONTO
680 NEWS, TORONTO – Winner

STATION OF THE YEAR – ROCK

THE BEAR, EDMONTON
KROCK 105.7, KINGSTON
HTZ-FM, ST. CATHARINES
100.5 THE PEAK, VANCOUVER
102.1 THE EDGE, TORONTO – Winner
POWER 97, WINNIPEG
SONIC 102.9, EDMONTON
X92.9, CALGARY

STATION OF THE YEAR – SMALL MARKET

FM96, KINGSTON
THE GOAT, LLOYDMINSTER
GX94, YORKTON
K ROCK, KINGSTON
MOUNTAIN FM, SQUAMISH/WHISTLER
99.9 SUN FM, KELOWNA – Winner
105.3 EZ ROCK, SUDBURY
ROCK 105.3, MEDICINE HAT