Radio / Television News

Newcap purchase of CKJS AM Winnipeg approved

DARTMOUTH, NS – The CRTC has approved Newcap’s purchase of CKJS Limited, which owns the licence for CKJS-AM radio in Winnipeg, the company announced today. It will be the broadcaster’s second station in Winnipeg. Last December, Newcap launched CKFE FM as Café 100.7, playing adult album alternative. CKJS is a 30-year-old multicultural and multilingual station, airing programming in 19 languages. Its operations will be combined in the CKFE studios. The advertising and promotional activities will also be combined. The sale is expected to close within 60 days. The company announced its intention to buy CKJS last fall for $1.8 million.