Jim Pattison Broadcast Group reorgs Alberta programming team

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group (JPBG) is making changes to its programming team in Edmonton and Calgary.

Mark Hunter

Among the changes, Mark Hunter steps down from his day-to-day programming duties on 102.3 NOW! Radio (CKNO-FM) Edmonton, so he can concentrate his focus as Senior Programmer for Calgary and Edmonton, along with his role as a member of the JPBG Senior Programming team.

In addition to working closely with the PDs for NOW!, Up! 99.3 (CIUP-FM) Edmonton, Wild 95.3 (CKWD-FM) Calgary and 101.5 Today Radio (CKCE-FM) Calgary, Hunter will also continue to work with other JPBG stations, to be determined by Ross Winters, JPBG Director of Programming.

Jay Stone

Jay Stone turns his focus solely to the Edmonton cluster as the new Program Director for 102.3 NOW!, in addition to Up! 99.3. Prior to COVID-19, Stone had been travelling to Calgary weekly to handle programming for 101.5 Today radio.

Jonathan Best assumes the Program Director role for 101.5 Today radio, in addition to Wild 95.3. Currently on-air as “Jonny B” as Wild 95.3’s afternoon drive host, he’ll be relinquishing his on-air slot. JPBG has posted for the afternoon drive show position.


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