Global News Radio 770 CHQR announces Joe McFarland as the new host of afternoon news-talk program, Calgary Today, starting September 4. A graduate of Lethbridge College in Broadcast Journalism, Joe has spent 13 years in the radio news industry, eight of which have been with 770 CHQR as a reporter, news anchor, and most recently as news manager.
“Joe brings a great mixture of skills ideally suited for this day part,” said John Vos, Director of Talk and Talent at Corus Radio Calgary. “He’s a Calgary personality, has great community connections and the solid news chops needed for our afternoon show.”
Joe succeeds the host chair at Calgary Today following the departure of veteran host Angela Kokott.