CJCY 102.1 Medicine Hat to launch Friday

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CJCY 102.1 Medicine Hat to launch Friday

Postby radiofan » Thu May 22, 2008 8:55 pm



May 22, 2008
For Immediate Release

Clear Sky Radio is pleased to announce that its Medicine Hat, Alberta radio station CJCY-FM “102.1 The Lounge” officially launches on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 10:21 am. Tune in online at www.loungeradio.ca.

After three weeks of testing our signal, building our studios and recruiting staff, CJCY-FM “102.1 The Lounge” is ready to officially launch and begin regular broadcasting.

“We are ready to roll” says Paul Larsen, President of Clear Sky Radio. “We’ve passed the mandatory test period, completely finished our new state-of-the-art studios and have our initial staff in place” adds Larsen. “We’re excited to unveil our dynamic, local programming to the citizens of Medicine Hat”.

The Lounge on-air lineup starts with “Greg Shannon in the Morning”, weekdays from 6am to 9am including local news every half hour. From 9am to 2pm, it’s “Corinne Bolt” followed by “Jeff Michaels” from 2pm to 7pm. Evenings from 7pm to Midnight will feature “The John Tesh Radio Show”. CJCY-FM “102.1 The Lounge” will feature Local News on the hour from 6am to 6pm daily. The CJCY News Team includes News Director Joe McFarland and anchor/reporter Christy Mitchell.

Greg Shannon joins the Lounge from Edmonton where he was the morning host on 96.3 Big Earl FM. Corinne Bolt is a familiar voice in Medicine Hat, joining us from 94.5 CHAT-FM and Jeff Michaels joins The Lounge from 800 CHAB Moose Jaw. Joe McFarland spent a year in the MY96 Medicine Hat newsroom before joining QR77 Calgary where he’s been for the past year and Christy Mitchell joins us from the Mount Royal College broadcast program in Calgary where she graduated with honours.

Clear Sky Radio Inc. was formed by Paul Larsen in 2005 with a vision to become a leading independently owned broadcast company in Western Canada. Clear Sky is licenced to serve Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta.

For more information contact:

Paul Larsen, President
Clear Sky Radio Inc.

Suite 104, 1865 Dunmore Road SE | Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 1Z8
Phone (403) 528-2827 Fax: (866) 841-7971
www.loungeradio.ca www.clearskyradio.com
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Postby schultz93 » Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:37 pm

I luv the lounge its sweet plus 3 previoys medicine hat connections: Corrine Bolt, Greg Shannon, and Joe McFarland
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