Hamilton’s 95.3 FM intros new on-air line-up
Hamilton’s Vinyl 95.3, a Classic Hits FM radio station in Hamilton, this past Monday introduced a new line-up of on-air personalities.
The new line-up comes six weeks after the station changed formats from Country to classic hits.
Bob Magee and Corrie Miller will host the morning drive Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. No stranger to the southwestern Ontario radio scene, Magee, a longtime Toronto broadcaster, built his career at 1050 CHUM and was most recently at 98.1 CHFI. Miller hails from Vancouver Y108, and prior to that, spent 10 years at Corus Radio Vancouver with Classic Rock 101 as part of The Bro Jake Show.
John Novak will host the midday time slot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Novak was part of CKOC’s lineup during the ‘70s and ‘80s when the station was ranked as one of the three biggest Top 40/contemporary hit radio stations in Canada.
Gord James will host the afternoon drive weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. James spent five years at CKOC, predominantly in afternoon drive in the early ‘70s before heading to 1050 CHUM where he spent the next 23 years, seven of those years in morning drive as host of The Morning Show with Gord James and the James Gang.
Derek Rivers will take the evening weekday slot from 7 p.m. to midnight. Rivers comes from Y108 after spending 18 years at radio stations in Thunder Bay, Calgary and Vancouver.
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