CJBK 1290 is a Canadian radio broadcaster licensed to London, Ontario. The frequency allotted to the station for domestic coverage is 1290 kHz on the AM dial. While in non-domestic areas, it can be heard through its web streaming service. The station offers talk, news, and sports format programming and is a flagship operator of Western Ontario Mustangs college football team. The effective radiated power utilized by the transmitter is 10,000 watts for airing domestically 24/7. The station is listed as a B-class operator of the market.
The history of the broadcaster was started on 25th January when it aired its first broadcast as CJOE; where Joe is referred to the nickname of its founder. The first broadcasting format of the station was Beautiful Music which later changed to soft rock and then to Top-40. The radio was acquired by Rick Richardson from McManus in 1972, and its callsign is shifted to its current moniker. Its current owner, Bell Media acquired the channel on 27th June 2013; as a result of a merger of Astral Media with Bell Media.
CFPL-DT, CJBX-FM, and CIQM-FM are the sibling operators of the broadcaster. The market name of CJBK 1290 is “NewsTalk 1290 CJBK” which is used along with the slogan “Get to Know London.” You can also browse the channel on popular social media hubs to get notifications about updates.
CJBK 1290 Shows
Coast to Coast AM
The Morning Show
The Tom McConnell Show
Ask The Experts
The Dan MacDonald Show
CTV News Channel
You can visit the official website at iheartradio.ca.