Ruby & Alex out at 102.1 the Edge after one-year run

Ruby and Alex Carr, the sibling duo who took over mornings at 102.1 the Edge (CFNY-FM) Toronto just one year ago, hosted their last show on the station Wednesday.

Corus Entertainment revealed the news in a post from the station Twitter account.

No reason was given for the departure, however station ratings were flat to down slightly, depending on which demo you consider, in the Fall 2019 PPM release. The station claimed just a 2.3 share A12+.

Mornings with Ruby & Alex marked the brother-sister duo’s first time on-air together and their first foray into the Toronto market. Alex Carr, who has a background in comedy, was previously midday host at Corus sister station CFOX-FM Vancouver, while Ruby was morning show co-host at Vancouver’s Z95.3 (CKZZ-FM). She was also the 2018 winner of the Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award at Canadian Music Week.

Rick Lee, the program manager for Corus’ Hamilton stations, will be filling in as interim morning show host until further notice. 


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessenhttps://broadcastdialogue.com
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 - corrections@broadcastdialogue.com

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