Danielle Smith Joins CHQR (News Talk 770)/Calgary For Midday Show
September 10, 2015 at 3:51 AM (PT)
CORUS News-Talk CHQR-A (NEWS TALK 770)/CALGARY has added former WILDROSE PARTY leader DANIELLE SMITH for middays. SMITH, who led the conservative opposition party in 2009-14 before defecting to the PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE PARTY, was in radio and television as well as Provincial Director for the CANADIAN FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS in ALBERTA before being recruited to lead the WILDROSE PARTY.
PD JOHN VOS said, “DANIELLE is a welcome addition to our on-air lineup. Her passion and knowledge bring a dynamic edge that our listeners really connect with.”
SMITH, who has been filling in on the station during the SUMMER, joined the NEWS TALK 770 lineup in the 12:30-3p (MT) slot on TUESDAY (9/8).