770 CHQR ANNOUNCES NEW DRIVE HOST TED HENLEY
The Drive with Ted Henley Debuts Monday, June 28
New Show Airs Weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
For Immediate Release
CALGARY, June 25, 2021 – Global News Radio 770 CHQR is proud to announce today that well-known Calgary media personality Ted Henley is the new host of The Drive, airing from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Henley officially takes over as permanent host on Monday, June 28.
With more than 23 years of experience in journalism, Henley has been on-air in Calgary for decades. He began his career as an anchor, reporter and producer with Global Calgary before joining CityTV as the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor. In 2006, he started working in radio as the morning show host with 660 News. Henley eventually returned to TV as the face of Breakfast Television for the next eight years.
Throughout his career, Henley has won multiple awards for his work across both TV and radio. He is the recipient of multiple RTDNA awards and Alberta Media Industries Association (AMPIA) honours. Henley was also named as one of the Top 40 under 40 by Avenue Calgary and holds a White Hat from Tourism Calgary for his extensive volunteer work in the community.
“I can’t wait to have a conversation with Calgarians every afternoon,” said Ted Henley. “I care deeply about this community and the issues affecting us all.”
“A talented host with extensive experience and a love of Calgary, 770 CHQR is lucky to have Ted officially join the station in this permanent role,” said John Vos, Regional Program Director, Corus Radio Alberta. “With Ted at the helm, listeners can expect an informative and engaging program that gets to the heart of the issues that matter most to the city.”
770 CHQR (CHQR – AM) is Calgary’s preeminent talk radio station and has been part of the community since November 17, 1964. Aside from delivering the latest in news, the station is the official broadcast voice of the Calgary Stampeders. Tune in to 770 CHQR at 770 AM or listen online at 770CHQR.ca.
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770 CHQR is part of the Corus Entertainment Network.
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