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Newstalk 1010, Toronto, Announces New Co-Host of Afternoon Drive Show

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  • Beginning today, NEWSTALK 1010 switches up the afternoon commute with the launch of The Rush with Ryan and Jay. The new program unites celebrated NEWSTALK 1010 Host Ryan Doyle with Jay “Mad Dog” Michaels, informing and entertaining listeners each weekday during the afternoon drive. A veteran Toronto radio personality, Michaels is set to join Doyle in a daily, three-hour, lively, and irreverent conversation on the latest breaking news of the day, tackling the issues affecting Torontonians across the city.

    “NEWSTALK 1010 is committed to delivering the news of the day in new ways, with fresh ideas and perspectives,” said Mike Bendixen, Program Director, NEWSTALK 1010. “We’re delighted to welcome Jay to the station, and look forward to giving our listeners more of what they’ve told us they want.”

    “I’m a longtime listener and fan of NEWSTALK 1010 – home to some of the most vibrant conversations anywhere on the radio dial,” said Michaels. “I’m honoured to join NEWSTALK 1010 alongside Ryan on weekday afternoons, and connecting with listeners about all the hottest topics and the latest headlines.”


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    1 Comment » for Newstalk 1010, Toronto, Announces New Co-Host of Afternoon Drive Show
    1. Brad says:

      This show has no edge.
      I can’t believe I’m saying I wish we had John Tory’s edgy style back but theses two are a couple of wussies that rarely have any insight.
      There are much better qualified folks out there for this job.

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