Vinny Barrucco and Shannon King : The New Morning Team on 95.9 Virgin Radio!

Montreal — August 12, 2019

- Lee to Take Over as Host of the Afternoon Drive Show -

Starting today, listeners in the greater Montreal area will wake up to the infectious good humour of Vinny and Shannon, 95.9 Virgin Radio’s new morning team. At the same time, Lee will make his debut as a solo host on the afternoon drive show.

VIRGIN MORNINGS WITH VINNY & SHANNON | 5:30-10:00

Shannon and “Cousin Vinny” – who’s making his triumphant return to Virgin – will be there every morning to get listeners’ day off to a good start with their trademark energy and entertaining discussions. In his new role as content producer for the show and social media, Adam Greenberg will serve as the link between the show and the audience. Wherever listeners go, Virgin will be there!

“Vinny’s connection to the city and the Virgin audience is undeniable. The chemistry between Vinny and Shannon was electric from the moment they met. Montreal is in for a treat,” says Blair Bartrem, Program Director, 95.9 Virgin Radio.

THE CHARLI SHOW | 10:00-15:00

From Monday to Friday, Charli Paige helps the time pass more quickly by playing the hottest hits, running contests and sharing the latest news about today’s biggest artists. THE CHARLI SHOW has been scientifically proven to make work days go faster – Google it.

LEE IN THE AFTERNOON | 15:00-20:00

Lee is hosting the new afternoon drive show! An engaging personality with a huge heart, Lee loves Montreal and its people. In his new role, he’ll entertain listeners with hit songs that Montrealers most want to hear. LEE IN THE AFTERNOON is the perfect way to wrap up the workday and head home!

95.9 Virgin Radio plays the biggest, newest hits in Montreal, embraces and loves the music we play and informs our listeners about music and artists.

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