Rogers shutters CityNews Ottawa radio broadcast


The outlet will maintain an online presence supported by two digital reporters.

by Catherine Morrison

Ottawa Citizen

October 26, 2023

OTTAWA – Oct 26, 2023 – City News Ottawa at 2001 Thurston Dr in Ottawa. PHOTO BY TONY CALDWELL /Postmedia
Rogers Sports & Media has shut down its CityNews Ottawa radio operations.

In an interview Thursday, Rogers Sports & Media spokesperson Charmaine Khan said the station was challenged with low audiences and revenue decline “over the past several years.”

“These factors, combined with restrictive regulatory framework, offers limited options for AM stations and it put us in a position where it wasn’t viable to continue operating 1310 AM,” Khan said

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