Friday, September 29, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Candice Kaye, Billie Jo Ross & Julisa Ly on Rogers’ AC reinvention in Calgary

Rogers Sports & Media’s Star 95.9 has made its debut in Calgary, accompanied by a playlist tweak from the former CHFM, with a goal of boosting the mood of listeners as the Adult Contemporary format – once king in the workplace – now finds itself competing with limitless options in the work from home space.

The station also marks a milestone by introducing the market’s first female-led morning show helmed by Billie Jo Ross and Candice Kaye.

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast, we welcome Billie Jo & Candice, along with Star 95.9 Content Director Julisa Ly to talk about putting another crack in the glass ceiling, the evolving Calgary radio market, and more.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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