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CJAD 800 Host Dave Fisher to Retire

MONTRÉAL (June 6, 2016)—Long-serving CJAD 800 radio host Dave Fisher is set to retire. A Montréal institution on weekend mornings for over 32 years, Dave will hang up his microphone at the end of the summer.

Dave began his radio career in Lindsay, Ontario. His work then took him to Peterborough and Ottawa, with a stint in Winnipeg along the way. But it was in Montréal that he found a home. In March 1984, he began hosting weekend shows on CJAD 800—and he has been with the station in the same time slot ever since. His shows DAVE’S WORLD, THE HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOW and THE CJAD 800 TRIVIA SHOW have consistently been among the market’s highest rated.

Despite having worked through countless events and major stories, Fisher recalls the 1998 ice storm as his most memorable radio moment. Even though CJAD 800 had been temporarily knocked off the air, Dave came into the office to answer Montrealers’ calls and help them as best he could. “For me, it’s all about the listeners… who really are better than Google. If you want to know anything, just ask. They were my motivation”, said Dave Fisher.

A broadcaster with a passion for community, Fisher is as comfortable talking about garage sales as he is interviewing a Prime Minister. He helped foster and maintain a unique connection between CJAD 800 and its listeners.

“It’s hard to overstate Dave’s importance to our radio station and to our listeners. He is an incredibly popular host and personality and has been for a very long time,” said Chris Bury, Program and News Director, CJAD 800 and TSN 690.

Dave’s last show will be in August. CJAD 800’s next weekend morning host will be announced during the summer.

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CJAD 800 Host Dave Fisher to Retire

MONTRÉAL (June 6, 2016)—Long-serving CJAD 800 radio host Dave Fisher is set to retire. A Montréal institution on weekend mornings for over 32 years, Dave will hang up his microphone at the end of the summer.

Dave began his radio career in Lindsay, Ontario. His work then took him to Peterborough and Ottawa, with a stint in Winnipeg along the way. But it was in Montréal that he found a home. In March 1984, he began hosting weekend shows on CJAD 800—and he has been with the station in the same time slot ever since. His shows DAVE’S WORLD, THE HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOW and THE CJAD 800 TRIVIA SHOW have consistently been among the market’s highest rated.

Despite having worked through countless events and major stories, Fisher recalls the 1998 ice storm as his most memorable radio moment. Even though CJAD 800 had been temporarily knocked off the air, Dave came into the office to answer Montrealers’ calls and help them as best he could. “For me, it’s all about the listeners… who really are better than Google. If you want to know anything, just ask. They were my motivation”, said Dave Fisher.

A broadcaster with a passion for community, Fisher is as comfortable talking about garage sales as he is interviewing a Prime Minister. He helped foster and maintain a unique connection between CJAD 800 and its listeners.

“It’s hard to overstate Dave’s importance to our radio station and to our listeners. He is an incredibly popular host and personality and has been for a very long time,” said Chris Bury, Program and News Director, CJAD 800 and TSN 690.

Dave’s last show will be in August. CJAD 800’s next weekend morning host will be announced during the summer.

For more information

Mélanie Sylvestre

melanie.sylvestre@bellmedia.ca

Samuelle Huot

samuelle.huot@bellmedia.ca

About Bell Media

With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 34 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out of Home, one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 30,000 advertising faces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, Discovery GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; operates multi-channel network Much Digital Studios; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.

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