CFMJ AM 640 is a Global News Radio network of Toronto. Global News Radio 640 Toronto is the branding name of CFMJ. It broadcasts news talk sports format on 640 kHz (AM) frequency. Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada has the license of this AM radio station. Corus Entertainment (Corus Premium Television Ltd.) owns it, and its sister stations are CFNY-FM, CILQ-FM, CING-FM. Both the studios and offices of the station are in the Corus Quay Building in Toronto. Its broadcasting targets the area of Greater Toronto with the slogan, ‘We Believe in a Greater Toronto.’ It began broadcasting on July 1, 1957. In various time, it used several callsigns that are CJRH, CFGM, CHOG, CFYI.
History of CFMJ AM 640:
CJRH started its first transmission on July 1, 1957. The first time it used 1300 kHz frequency. In 1961, it adopted a new callsign CFGM. In 1964, the radio station broadcasted country music format. But on June 29, 1990, near 5 pm, CFGM took a new format and callsign. It aired a rock-leaning CHR/Top 40 format with the branding name 640 The Hog. With this format, it used CHOG as its call letters. 640 The Hog switched to AM 640 The NEW Beat of Toronto in June 1992.
It aired talk format throughout the day on October 10, 1995. CFYI were new call letters of the station in the period. Corus Entertainment media company owned it in 2000. The station CFYI rebranded as Mojo Radio in 23, 2001. On the same day, CFYI became CFMJ with a new format; a hot talk radio format. On December 1, 2017, it officially adopted its branding name Global News Radio 640 Toronto.
Major Programs and Notable Hosts:
Mike Stafford and Supriya Dwivedi host The Morning Show from 5:30 am at 9:00 am.
Cutrara hosts a show with her name; ‘Kelly Cutrara’ from 9:00 am to12: 00 pm.
The John Oakley Show airs from 3:00 pm till 6:00 pm.
Global News broadcasts from 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Alex Pierson broadcasts On Point with Alex Pierson at 7:00 pm-10: 00 pm.
Charles Adler goes in the air with ‘Late Nights’ at 10:00 pm -1:00 am. It is a syndicated show.
The Shift with Drex starts at 1:00 am and ends at 5 am.
The followings are the competitor stations of the CFMJ (640 kHz)
CFRB 1010 AM that uses news/talk format. Located in Toronto, Bell Media Radio owns it.
CHUM 1050 AM is in Toronto and uses a sports format. Bell Media Radio also runs it.
Located in Toronto, Sportsnet 590 The Fan CJCL also broadcasts sports format. Rogers Communications manages it.
CFTR 680 AM is also Rogers Communications-owned radio station. It is situated in Toronto and uses a news format.
Address: 25 Dockside Drive, M5A 0B5 Toronto, Ontario
Phone: +1 416-479-7000 or +1 877-904-5326
Official Website: https://globalnews.ca/radio/640toronto/