iNews880 – 880 Edmonton radio is a commercial broadcasting station which is based in Alberta, Edmonton. The owner of Edmonton 880 News is Corus Entertainment. Thus, CHQT has sister stations known as 630 CHED, CISN-FM, CKNG-FM (92.5 The Chuck). It is based on an all-news radio format. This channel broadcasts updates related to the current situation, sports, traffic, and weather. This radio station serves the informational needs of the listeners. The listeners are found to enjoy this station in Am stereo by using the C-QUAM system. Numerous Winter 2018/2019 Meter Rating Report has ranked this commercial radio station on number 18th. CHQT has been affiliated with ABC News Radio and Westwood One News.
About iNews880 – 880 News Edmonton:
History has recorded that CHQT was first aired on August 19, 1965. At that time, it was reserved on the frequency of 1110 kHz, with a power consumption of 10,000 watts. The former format of CHQT was the Middle of the Road. In 1985, it was sold to another owner, Monarch Broadcasting, Ld. Then, in July 2000, this station was sold to Corus Entertainment. As the owner was changed, therefore, the station flipped into oldies format. This format was again changed into a variety hits format as 880 Jeo AM. This instability of the formats ended with the re-launching of the all-news radio format.
Global News Edmonton Hosts and Programs:
Syd Smith directs this station programming. Kelsey Campbell is the executive producer of CHQT. Moreover, some of the communicator and journalist, operating the newsrooms are Randy Kilburn, Morgan Smith, Jennifer Crosby, Kevin Robertson, Kerry McAthey, Thomas Dias, Devin Horne, David Boles, Evan Cooke, and Eileen Bell. He news broadcasting is directed by Jim Haskins and managed by Bob Layton. Likewise, Brenden Escott, Dave Campbell, Morley Scott, Reid Wilkins are the sports anchor of this radio station.
This channel is based on the slogan ‘Our City. Our News.’ Currently, CHQT is being operated at a frequency of 880 kHz, with the power consumption of 50,000 watts. iNews880 has been licensed as class B. The location of the transmitter coordinates is 53⁰ 22`7`N 113⁰ 19`5`W.
Mailing Address: Global News Radio 880 Edmonton, 5204 84 Street, Edmonton, AB T6E 5N8
Phone Number: 782-440-6300
Official Website: https://globalnews.ca/radio/880edmonton/