Jas Johal joins Global News Radio 980 CKNW with new radio show

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A acquainted look to Global News viewers is joining Global News Radio 980 CKNW successful a caller role.

The Jas Johal Show is premiering connected Monday, Aug. 23. The caller day programme airs weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

A seasoned writer with implicit 2 decades of experience, Johal started his vocation with 980 CKNW successful 1991 earlier joining BCTV successful 1994. In his relation arsenic elder reporter, helium covered a wide scope of stories from the Gustafsen Lake standoff to the 2003 Okanagan wood fires, the APEC summit, arsenic good arsenic national and provincial elections.

He became the BC Correspondent for Global National in 2005. Johal was aboriginal appointed Global News’ Asia Bureau Chief successful 2008. Based successful Beijing, helium travelled extensively successful China reporting connected the economy, home and overseas policy, the environment, societal justice, labour and quality rights. He was besides based successful New Delhi, India, wherever helium covered large stories passim the region.

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The Jas Johal Show is going to beryllium a smart, connected, can’t-miss portion of the day for listeners crossed the Lower Mainland,” Kathryn Stewart, director, Talk and Talent, Global News Radio 980 CKNW said successful a release. “We’re excited to bring Jas’ extent of quality acquisition and crisp position to the air.”

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“Thirty years agone this year, I began my vocation astatine CKNW. It’s large to travel home, and articulation an astonishing squad of hosts, producers, and journalists who each time radiance airy connected issues that are important to our metropolis and province,” Johal said successful a release.

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“From the continued challenges posed by COVID, to wood fires successful the Interior, to a imaginable national election, there’s plentifulness to speech about. I look guardant to engaging with CKNW listeners precise soon.”

In 2017, Johal was elected MLA for Richmond-Queensborough. He is besides the recipient of galore awards from the Jack Webster Foundation and Radio Television Digital News Association. In 2019 and 2020, Vancouver Magazine included him successful its Power 50 database of residents shaping the city.

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The Jas Johal Show will besides diagnostic contributor Jawn Jang, who had antecedently appeared on The Mike Smyth Show and The Jill Bennett Show.

The afloat line-up is disposable below:

5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.         Mornings with Simi
9 a.m. – Noon               The Mike Smyth Show
Noon – 3 p.m.               The Jill Bennett Show
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.              The Jas Johal Show
6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.         Global News Hour astatine 6 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.         Global National
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.            Charles Adler Tonight
10 p.m. – 5 a.m.            The Shift with Shane Hewitt
5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.         Global Morning News

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