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September 26, 2022


980 CFPL Celebrates a Century of Serving the London Community on September 30th

For Immediate Release

LONDON, September 26, 2022 – London, Ontario’s most trusted news talk radio station, 980 CFPL, is thrilled to celebrate its centennial anniversary on September 30th. Since its inception in 1922, Corus Radio’s 980 CFPL has been informing, entertaining and supporting London listeners.

980 CFPL is proud to partner with the London Knights, the London International Airport, Hully Gully Toy Store, and the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre. The station will celebrate its milestone occasion at the London Knight’s home opening game on September 30th. Leading up to, during, and after the game, the London International Airport will be offering a pair of tickets to lucky fans to travel to Tucson, Arizona. Attendees can stop by the booth at the game for a chance to win. Also during the game, the station is pleased to help raise funds for the Children’s Hospital Indigenous Youth Wellness program and in support of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

“980 CFPL has seen an incredible amount of talent come through the station over the last century,” said Trudy Kitchen, 980 CFPL Program Director. “We continue to lead the charge with a dedicated, creative and hardworking team of hosts, news anchors, reporters, producers and technical operators. I’d like to thank everyone who has played a role in the station’s success over the years, and to our listeners who we wouldn’t be here without. As we celebrate this milestone and look toward the future, I am excited for what’s to come.”

Listeners can also expect to hear various radio specials this week in celebration of 980 CFPL’s 100th. To commemorate the festivities, hosts Devon Peacock and Mike Stubb will broadcast a special segment highlighting some of the city’s most talked about and well known stories of the past during their shows from 6 a,m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. respectively. On Friday, listeners can tune in from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to hear from some of the station’s favourite former 980 CFPL hosts. There will be stories to tell and memories to share.

980 CFPL combines the best of local and national talk-radio programming, up-to-the-minute local news, traffic weather and great sports programming. The station’s broadcast range covers western Ontario from Port Stanley north to Walkerton and stretches from Strathroy in the west all the way east to Kitchener. The station is home to The Morning Show with Devon Peacock, which airs weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and London Live with Mike Stubbs from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Visit https://globalnews.ca/radio/am980/

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Twitter: @CorusPR, @AM980News

Facebook: @AM980London

Instagram: @980CFPLNews


980 CFPL is a Corus Entertainment Network.


About Corus Entertainment

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.


For media inquiries, please contact:

 Michelle Brykman

Communications Specialist, Corus Radio & Global News




Rishma Govani

Director, Communications, Corus Radio & Global News