broadcasting

Online News Act funding capped for private broadcasters, CBC: regulations

Online News Act funding capped for private broadcasters, CBC: regulations

Dec 15, 2023 | 4:58pm
The Liberal government has put a cap on how much money CBC and other broadcasters can get from Google after the tech company agreed last month to pay $100 million annually to compensate Canadian news companies. CBC/Radio-Canada will get no more than a $7-million share of the annual fund, while another $30 million at most […]

All news in Canada will be removed from Facebook, Instagram within weeks: Meta

Aug 2, 2023 | 8:48am

Discovering news articles and videos on Facebook and Instagram will soon become a relic of the past, as Meta announced it is officially ending news availability in Canada. Meta said Tuesday that within a few weeks, it will remove news for all Canadian users of its popular Facebook and Instagram platforms. In June, the company started running a […]

Sask Ag Today Dot Com Is Here

Jul 18, 2023 | 3:28pm

Harvard Media and Harvard Media News is announcing the launch of “Sask Ag Today dot com”. The new web site is dedicated to covering the fast-moving prairie agricultural industry. With its launch coinciding with the opening of Ag in Motion in Langham, SK, Harvard Media is more than doubling its investment in agricultural news and […]

Get Set for another season of Roughrider Football

May 25, 2023 | 4:30pm

Its been a long time since the faithful have been able to flock to the first city of the CFL and take in a Riders game at Mosaic. That long wait is almost over. Saturday, 620 CKRM and the “Roughrider Radio Network” will broadcast the first pre-season game of the year as the Roughriders play […]

Former 620CKRM News Director Craig Wallebeck has Passed Away

Jan 16, 2023 | 8:52am

Craig Wallebeck, a former news anchor at 620 CKRM has passed away Saturday at the age of 66. Wallebeck was a fixture in Regina for many years, before moving to Yorkton to work at GX94 in 2013. He had planned to retire later this year. With almost 50 years in broadcasting, Wallebeck was honoured by […]

Jim Smalley Honoured at Canadian Western Agribition

Dec 2, 2022 | 12:07pm

For decades producers and those tied to the agriculture industry have heard the famous line “Good afternoon, and good farming”, as 620CKRM Ag News Director Jim Smalley signs off his show”Saskatchewan Agriculture Today”. Smalley has been the agricultural news director at 620CKRM for 40 years and recently announced that he will be retiring in the […]

Veteran Broadcaster Jim Smalley Announces Retirement

Oct 11, 2022 | 11:45am

“Good Afternoon, and good farming!” A simple enough phrase that has been the wrap up of “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” Monday to Friday on 620CKRM for 40 years. Jim Smalley has been hosting “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” for four decades.  While everything seemed to change over that time, the people who listen to his hour long agriculture […]

Bruce Cowie passes away

Sep 9, 2021 | 8:45am

A man, who spent his entire career in broadcasting, and was a big part of Harvard Broadcasting, the owners of 620 CKRM, has passed away. Bruce Cowie began his lifelong passion with broadcasting working in Saskatoon radio in the 1950’s. After three years in the radio business, he made the switch to television, joining CKCK-TV, […]

Chris Cuthbert leaves TSN for Sportsnet

Jun 5, 2020 | 1:03pm

Veteran sports commentator Chris Cuthbert is joining Sportsnet as an NHL play-by-play analyst. Cuthbert had been at TSN since 2005, where he was the network’s lead CFL commentator as well as an NHL play-by-play voice. Cuthbert worked on CBC’s “Hockey Night in Canada” prior to joining TSN. He started in 1984 anchoring regional western games […]