Broadcaster Magazine

Corus Radio Cornwall Launches 104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9 Today

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  • Corus Radio Cornwall kicks off back-to-school with the launch of two new radio stations, 104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9, bringing listeners today’s chart topping artists as well as the best of greatest hits.

    104.5 Fresh FM breezes into the city at 11 a.m. and kicks things off with Hideaway by Kiesza. The station will feature today’s fresh music and yesterday’s best hits from popular artists such as Pink, Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars to Bon Jovi, Black Eyed Peas and Train. Jimmy Kalaitzis and Sue Stewart return to anchor the new Fresh Mornings with Shannon Brooksbank hosting middays and Nathan Carr taking listeners through the afternoon drive.

    The new boom 101.9 hits the air waves at 3 p.m. and launches with Journey’s classic, Don’t Stop Believin’. boom 101.9 is the destination for a playlist of number one songs from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s from artists like Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Bob Marley, U2, The Police, and Queen. The station’s on-air lineup includes fan favorites Dan Allaire and Bill Halman on the new boom Breakfast, Tom Schoch as the new midday host, followed by Darryl Adams in afternoon drive.

    “104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9 will bring a vibrant, fun and exciting new sound to Cornwall listeners,” said Mark Dickie, General Manager, Corus Radio Ottawa and Cornwall. “Both brands have seen great success in our other Corus Radio markets due to their popular music appeal and upbeat personalities, so we’re thrilled to offer a boom and Fresh listening experience to this city.”