What happened to Bob Layton?
After 49 years on the air at 630 CHED, and 50 in the radio industry, Bob Layton has announced his retirement. “I’ve been told for a couple of years now that I would just know when it was time,” Layton said. “I feel like it’s time.”
Is Bob Layton retiring?
After 50 years in the radio business, legendary broadcaster Bob Layton will sign off for the final time on Thursday. Carole Anne Devaney speaks to Bob about his career and retirement.
Who started 630 CHED?
630 CHED Santas Anonymous is started by Jerry Forbes at 1080 CHED. In it’s first year, the charity provided new toys to 600 kids.
How old is Bob Layton from 630 CHED?
He is married to Marg, with whom he has 6 children and 13 grandchildren….Bob Layton (newscaster)
|Born||1944 (age 76–77) Brentford, London, England|
|Station(s)||630 CHED (AM) CITV-DT (Global Edmonton)|
Who owns 630 CHED?
(Corus Premium Television Ltd.) CHED (630 AM) is a radio station licensed to Edmonton, Alberta. Owned by Corus Entertainment, it broadcasts a news/talk format, and first signed on in 1954. Its studios are located on 84th Street in Edmonton, while its transmitters are located in Southeast Edmonton.
Who started Santas Anonymous?
Since Jerry Forbes founded the charity in 1955, that mission has stayed the same. Relying on thousands of volunteers and donors, 630 CHED Santas Anonymous now collects, sorts, packages, and delivers toys to over 20,000 children every year.
Who owns CHED Edmonton?
Live Sports. (Corus Premium Television Ltd.) CHED (630 AM) is a radio station licensed to Edmonton, Alberta. Owned by Corus Entertainment, it broadcasts a news/talk format, and first signed on in 1954.
Who owns the global news?
How do I donate to Santa’s Anonymous?
Other Ways to Give
- Host an Event. From lemonade stands, 50/50 birthday parties to office toy collection – anyone can help to support Santas kids!
- Donate Your Recyclables. We’ve partnered with Skip the Depot to provide a recycling pickup.
- Donate Gift Cards.
- ATBCares – Matching Donation.
What was Global TV called before?
CanWest Global System
Global Television Network
|Type||Terrestrial television network|
|Launch date||January 6, 1974|
|Former names||CanWest Global System (used in the 1990s on non-Global branded Canwest stations)|
|Sister channels||Global News: BC 1 Slice Food Network Showcase HGTV History DIY Network|
|Official website||Global Television Network|
Who is the head of global news?
Director, News Content. As Director, News Content for Globalnews.ca, George Browne is responsible for the daily editorial, development and workflow for Global News digital properties, leading a team of national digital producers in both Toronto, Ottawa and across the country.
Where can I drop off Santa anonymously?
Community Donation Locations
- OK Tire 104 Street. 6532 104 St NW. Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2L2. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Directions.
- OK Tire 23 Ave. 1544 23 Ave NW. Edmonton, Alberta T6T 0Y2. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Directions.
- OK Tire Groat Road. 11703 Groat Rd NW. Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K6. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.
When did Bob Layton retire from 630 CHED?
After 49 years on the air at 630 CHED, and 50 in the radio industry, Bob Layton has announced his retirement. “I’ve been told for a couple of years now that I would just know when it was time,” Layton said.
Who is the manager of 630 CHED in Edmonton?
Bob Layton is the news manager of the Corus Edmonton group of radio stations, including 630 CHED, Global News Radio 880 Edmonton, 92.5 The Chuck and CISN Country. He is now in his 47th year of broadcasting.
When did Bob Layton cover 9 / 11 in Edmonton?
In 50 years, Layton has covered too many news stories to count, but two significant events stand out to him: the U.S. terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the Black Friday tornado which ripped through Edmonton in 1987. “We had watched (9/11) happen here in the CHED newsroom.
What did Bob Layton say about Edmonton gondola?
An Edmonton gondola might make you happy, but not some on city council, Bob Layton says. Bob Layton has some thoughts about the catalytic converters and bronze memorial plaques that have gone missing throughout Edmonton.