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Rob Bye made permanent GM of Pattison’s Victoria radio stations

Media | 11/13/2014 6:14 pm EST

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group said Wednesday that it has made Rob Bye permanent general manager of its Victoria radio stations. It said in a press release that Bye had been managing CKKQ-FM and CIZN-FM in Victoria on an interim basis for the last six months, and that role has now been made permanent. It said Bye will continue, as he has since 2007, to oversee all other Pattison radio stations on British Columbia's Vancouver Island, including CKLR-FM in Courtenay and Campbell River, CKWV-FM and CHWF-FM in Nanaimo, CIBH-FM and CHPQ-FM in Parksville, and CJAV-FM in Port Alberni....

CRTC hearing set for Pattison Group radio station purchase

Media | 09/12/2014 4:06 pm EDT

The CRTC will hold a hearing on Nov. 12 to consider seven applications including a $100-million purchase by the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Ltd. of nine radio stations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The deal, announced July 10, involves the Pattison Group taking over seven FM and two AM radio stations from Rawlco Radio Ltd. in Edmonton, Prince Albert, Sask., North Battleford, Sask., and Meadow Lake, Sask. The November CRTC hearing will address the transfer of the licences for all nine stations, which the new owners say will continue to operate under the same terms and conditions. The...

Heidi Rasmussen to manage Pattison radio stations in Winnipeg

Media | 09/11/2014 4:57 pm EDT

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group on Thursday announced that Heidi Rasmussen has been made general manager of two radio stations in Winnipeg. It said in a press release that Rasmussen would be...

Mark Rogers named sales VP at Pattison

Media | 05/30/2014 6:05 pm EDT

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group said Friday it has made Mark Rogers its vice-president of sales. The company said in a press release that Rogers has more than 39 years of experience in broadcasting, and since 1999 had been the...

Pattison acquires CIKT-FM Grande Prairie

Media | 12/18/2012 9:23 pm EST

The CRTC approved Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Ltd.’s acquisition of Bear Creek Broadcasting Ltd.’s CIKT-FM Grande Prairie radio station. In a decision Tuesday, the commission said Jim Pattison will be responsible for making up $18,750 of CIKT’s overdue Canadian content development expenses. CIKT’s licence will expire Aug. 31,...