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Edmonton’s 95.7 CRUZ FM Searches for a Market and a Host for CRUZ BLUES?

CRUZ FM EdmontonOn December 27, 2013, CKEA emerged with its third branding since its launch in 2010, this time as 95.7 CRUZ FM with an Adult Hits playlist. Launched by Harvard Broadcasting in 2010 as The Sound, rebranded on March 8, 2011 as Lite 95.7, the radio station is cruising for a market, and not just in Edmonton.

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Alberta Media News: February 2014

Alberta media newsThe CRTC recently granted Pattison the right to acquire Kool FM 101.5 (CKCE – FM) in Calgary along with two both Bell Media stations in Winnipeg. Harvard rebranded two of its Alberta stations as CRUZ – FM (in Edmonton CKEA was formerly Lite 95.7 and in Fort Mac CHFT was formerly 100.5 K-Rock) and Newcap’s application for a new FM station in Hinton was approved.

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All Ears: A Shared History of CKUA and CJSR to Air on January 5, 2014

CKUA Radio CJSR RadioAll Ears: A Shared History of CKUA and CJSR is the story, told by more than 25 of Alberta’s finest radio makers, of how public radio has come to hold a prominent and esteemed place as the true voice of Alberta’s diverse communities. Producers from both CJSR and CKUA joined forces to explore the connection between the two stations, in celebration of CJSR’s 30th anniversary.

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Hot 107 FM Presents the 1st Annual Charity Poker Tournament to Benefit Edmonton Food Bank and Santas Anonymous

Celebrity Poker TournamentMore than a dozen celebrities are confirmed to join local poker players to raise awareness and funds to support the Edmonton Food Bank and Santas Anonymous at the 1st Annual Celebrity ALL-IN for Charity Poker Tournament.  A series of charity poker events will take place from November 14th to 16th and conclude with the Celebrity main event on November 17th at 2pm, presented by Hot 107 FM.

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Alberta Radio Station: CSJR Promises to Challenge the Status Quo

CJSR Radio EdmontonCJSR-FM is a campus-based community radio station, broadcasting at 88.5 FM in Edmonton.  The station is volunteer-run with a stated mission, “to enlighten and entertain our audience through high quality and diverse programming that constantly challenges the status quo.”

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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