Radio & Television

CJOB celebrates 60 years

WINNIPEG - Since March 11, 1946, CJOB-AM has delivered local news, weather and traffic and discussed the issues that matter most to Winnipeg. Part of the Corus news-talk network, CJOB is the top-rated station in Winnipeg (by a mile) and the home base for Corus Radio’s nationally syndicated talk show, Adler on Line. Named for its founder John Oliver Blick (JOB), CJOB signed on the air in 1946 on 1340 AM with only 250 watts, according to the Corus press release announcing the anniversary. By 1958 demand was so strong that the station increased its power to 10,000 watts shortly...