Latest NewsJosie Dye joins CHUM 104.5

Josie Dye joins CHUM 104.5

Longtime Toronto radio personality Josie Dye is joining the lineup on CHUM 104.5, starting Monday, Jan. 15.

Announced Friday morning during the station’s morning show, Marilyn Denis & Jamar, The Josie Dye Show will air weekdays from 3 – 6 p.m.

Dye, most recently, had been heard in mornings on Indie88 (CIND-FM) Toronto for the last seven years. She’s best known to Toronto listeners for her 14-year run as an announcer on 102.1 The Edge (CFNY-FM). Dye has also appeared on television as the co-host of eight seasons of Oh So Cosmo on W Network.

“CHUM 104.5 has always been my radio dream job,” said Dye, in a Bell Media announcement. “I’m incredibly excited to join the team and explore this next chapter in my life!”

“I’ve been a fan of Josie’s for years, and am thrilled she is joining the legendary on-air lineup at CHUM 104.5,” added Heidi Baiden, Program Director, CHUM 104.5. “She is a creative, energetic host who is beloved by listeners, and I know they will enjoy engaging with her as she plays Toronto’s Best Music and shares her love of the city.”

In addition to her new role on CHUM 104.5, Dye will also continue to host the Cynthia and Josie’s Unmentionables podcast with The Social’s Cynthia Loyst, which is now in its second season.

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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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