CALGARY, January 3, 2024 – QR Calgary, Calgary’s number one radio station for News and Today’s Talk, announced that it’s adding a powerful voice to afternoons. Starting today, award-winning broadcaster, producer and writer, Sarah Crosbie, will be the new host of The Drive, heard weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m.
A passionate storyteller, Sarah began her broadcast career as the editor-in-chief of The Queen’s University Journal and then went on to be the features editor/news reporter for the Kingston Whig-Standard. In 2009, she made the move to radio to be the morning show co-host on K-Rock 105.7 and was also heard on Q107 Calgary and JACK 96.9.
“Bringing Sarah on board is a natural fit for the station,” said John Vos, Regional Program Director for 630 CHED and QR Calgary. “Her relatability and natural gift for telling great local stories will really resonate with listeners and deliver a must-listen experience every weekday afternoon on the new QR Calgary.”
“Hosting QR Calgary’s The Drive is a homecoming,” said Sarah Crosbie. “My ties to Corus Radio go back to when I hosted the morning show on Q107 in Calgary for seven years. I am so excited to be back and share stories and have conversations that matter to Calgarians.”
Sarah has deep ties to the community and has volunteered for many organizations such as the Salvation Army Coat Drive with the Calgary Stampeders and has emceed the CIBC Run for the Cure.
A recipient of an Ontario Association of Broadcasters Community Service Award, she is currently a chase and technical producer with QR Calgary.
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QR Calgary is part of the Corus Entertainment Network.
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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, digital and streaming platforms, and 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 full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, 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 streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. Corus is the domestic advertising representative and an original content partner for Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, which is the leading free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
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