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Media in Fort McMurray

The following is a list of media in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Radio

Frequency Call sign Branding Format Owner Notes
0091.1 CKOS-FM UCB Canada Contemporary Christian music United Christian Broadcasters Canada
0093.3 CJOK-FM Country 93.3 Country Rogers Radio Posts news to MyMcMurray.com
0094.5 CFWE-FM-5 CFWE Radio Network First Nations community radio Aboriginal Multimedia Society Rebroadcasts CFWE-FM Edmonton.
0096.7 CKUA-FM-11 CKUA Radio Network public broadcasting CKUA Radio Foundation Rebroadcasts CKUA-FM Edmonton.
0097.9 CKYX-FM Rock 97.9 active rock Rogers Radio Posts news to MyMcMurray.com
0099.3 CBXN-FM CBC Radio One public news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Rebroadcasts CBX Edmonton.
0100.5 CHFT-FM 100.5 Cruz FM classic hits Harvard Broadcasting Broadcasts hourly news updates
0101.5 CHFA-6-FM Ici Radio-Canada Première public news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French; rebroadcasts CHFA Edmonton.
0103.7 CFVR-FM Mix 103.7 hot adult contemporary Harvard Broadcasting Broadcasts hourly news updates

Television

CBC News has a reporter based in Fort McMurray. There are no local broadcast outlets or repeaters serving Fort McMurray, with television service in the area available only via cable.

CFRN-DT (CTV) operates a rebroadcaster on channel 12 from Ashmont that provides separate commercials and local news bulletins for Fort McMurray. It is only available on cable, as that transmitter's coverage area does not reach Fort McMurray.

CBXT-DT (CBC Television), CBXFT-DT (Radio-Canada) and CITV-DT (Global) are also available on cable and satellite. CBXT and CBXFT previously operated rebroadcasters in Fort McMurray before they were shut down in 2012.

Newspapers, magazines and online news

Active

  • Fort McMurray Today (Launched as a daily in 1974 after Bowes Publishing bought the weekly McMurray Courier, Postmedia Network switched the newspaper to a weekly in 2018 and to an online-only outlet in February 2023)
  • Harvard Media broadcasts hourly news on Mix 103.7 FM and 100.5 Cruz FM and posts articles on the radio station's websites
  • Your McMurray Magazine (Magazine running entertainment, lifestyle and sponsored content articles founded in 2012 by Balsom Communications, publishes five times per year)[1]
  • YMM Parent Magazine (Family-focused lifestyle magazine operated by Balsom Communications)

Closed

  • Snapd Wood Buffalo (Print edition ended in 2020, posted photos of community events to Facebook until January 2023)
  • MyMcMurray.com (Local reporters laid off by Rogers Sports & Media in December 2020. The website now runs local press releases and news covered by reporters based in Calgary at CFFR)
  • Fort McMurray CONNECT (Weekly newspaper founded in 2006, final edition published on December 22, 2016)[2][3][4]
  • McMurray Girl (Quarterly women's magazine that ran from Fall 2010 to Fall 2014)[5]
  • Fort McMurray Express (Weekly newspaper that ran from 1979 to 1994)
  • McMurray Courier (Weekly newspaper that was first published on June 12, 1970 until it was sold to Bowes Publishing in 1974)

References

  1. ^ AMPA (2021-07-28). "Your McMurray Magazine". Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. Retrieved 2022-09-09.
  2. ^ Thurton, David (December 11, 2016). "'Another one bites the dust': Fort McMurray newspaper closes". CBC News.
  3. ^ "Goodbye" (PDF). Fort McMurray Connect. December 22, 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 21, 2018.
  4. ^ McDermott, Vincent (December 29, 2017). "Tim O'Rourke, former Today publisher and community champion, dies at 56". Fort McMurray Today. Archived from the original on December 30, 2017.
  5. ^ Getty, Kyla. "Our complete library online (at your fingertips)". McMurray Girl.
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