MONTREAL, June 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Corus Quebec announced today that radio
station 940 Montreal will soon introduce a new format. The station will change
from talk radio to a Greatest Hits music format on June 14. Corus Quebec plans
to give the dial position a new voice to help maintain radio diversity in
"We have spent years building a strong team that developed strong content
for the 940 Montreal listeners. Unfortunately, continued disappointing ratings
have sent us the clear message from our listeners that a format change was
required" said Mario Cecchini, Vice President, Montreal and Quebec Regions.
"We will continue to keep two news journalists at 940 Montreal open and look
forward to serving our audiences with the new format."
The company confirmed that 18 people were affected by the format change.
About Corus Quebec
Corus Quebec is an integral part of Corus Entertainment Inc. and the
largest private content and information broadcaster in Quebec. It operates
CKOI Montréal, 98.5 FM Montréal, CKAC Sports Montréal, Info690, 940 Montreal,
Q92 Montreal, 103.9 FM Saint-Jérôme, 102.1 FM Montmagny-Lévis-Québec, 98.3 FM
Saguenay, 104.7 FM Outaouais, 106.9 FM Mauricie, 102.1 FM Estrie, 102.9 FM
Québec, CKOY Sherbrooke and Info 800 Québec, reaching more than 2.4 million
listeners per week. According to comScore Media Metrix, Corus Quebec websites
are visited by over 1.5 million French-speaking users and 3.2 million
English-speaking users in Canada every month. Corus Québec employs
For further information:
For further information: Lucie Brodeur, General Manager, Marketing and
Promotions, (514) 787-7918, (514) 755-7918