|WINNIPEG, September 1, 2016 –
Fully charged and ready to rock, the newly relaunched Power 97 is introducing a dynamic line-up of hosts to Winnipeg airwaves beginning Tuesday, September 6. Bringing back some familiar faces and rock music experts, these hosts go beyond sound bites keeping listeners plugged into the latest news and entertainment stories making waves in the city, while sharing their excitement for Winnipeg’s rock.
“We’re continuing to build on the deep rock ‘n’ roll heritage in the community with Winnipeg favourites, Joe Aiello and the return of Fearless Fred Kennedy,” says Tammy Cole, Program Director, Power 97. “By having Winnipeg’s renowned hosts paired with some brand new voices, Power 97 will offer an exciting line-up that listeners can connect with.”
Kicking off the weekday schedule is Power Mornings with iconic Winnipeg rock personality Joe Aiello and new-comer Randy Parker, who will bring their love for all things Winnipeg and rock to mornings airing from 6-10 a.m.
With Power 97’s new approach to modern rock, these high energy hosts are sure to excite and inform listeners with the addition of Meredith Geddes who will hostMeredith, weekdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This announcer, blogger, and social media fanatic known for her love of cats and terrible jokes, brings her successful show to middays on Power 97.
Whether he’s featuring a new up-and-coming band, a story about a rock star, or offering an opinion that may stir things up a bit, Craig Stone will make sure you learn something new every time you tune-in. Being a drummer and a guitar player himself, Craig doesn’t just live rock ‘n’ roll, he is rock ‘n’ roll and will bring his passion to Power 97 airwaves each day from 2-6 p.m. Craig joins us from The World Famous CFOX in Vancouver, where his show was number one in the city.
Last but not least, Fearless Fred Kennedy makes his big return to Power 97. During his stint in Winnipeg, he was electrocuted, arrested, rolled down the steps of the legislature and even dressed up as Elvis peppered with doughnuts, all for the sake of Power 97. He now comes back to airwaves sharing his deep love of comic books, Star Wars, and Assiniboine Park attractions weekdays from 6-10 p.m.