Media in Grande Prairie

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This is a list of media in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Radio[edit]

Frequency Call sign Branding Format Owner Notes
FM 88.9 CKYL-FM-5 YL Country country Peace River Broadcasting licensed to Saddle Hills County; relays CKYL Peace River
FM 90.5 CHFA-5-FM Première Chaîne news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French; relays CHFA Edmonton
FM 93.1 CJXX-FM Big Country 93.1 country Jim Pattison Group
FM 96.3 CJGY-FM Reach FM Christian Touch Canada Broadcasting
FM 97.7 CFGP-FM Rock 97.7 active rock Rogers Media
FM 98.9 CIKT-FM Q99 hot adult contemporary Bear Creek Broadcasting
FM 100.9 CKUA-FM-4 CKUA Radio Network public broadcasting CKUA Radio Foundation province-wide public radio network; relays CKUA Edmonton
FM 102.5 CBXP-FM CBC Radio One news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation relays CBX Edmonton
FM 104.7 CFRI-FM 104.7 Free FM classic rock/sports radio Vista Broadcast Group Play-by-play home of the Grande Prairie Storm

Television[edit]

CFRN-TV-1 channel 13 (CTV) is a local repeater of CFRN-DT Edmonton, with separate commercials and local news bulletins (with a local news gathering bureau) for Grande Prairie.

CBXT-DT (CBC Television), CBXFT-DT (Radio-Canada) and CITV-DT (Global) are also available on cable and satellite.

Print[edit]

Grande Prairie's main and only daily newspaper is the Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune. The paper also publishes a regional agricultural supplement The Peace Country Sun.[1] The DHT is owned by Canadian media conglomerate Sun Media, which is owned by Quebecor.

The Herald-Tribune publishes five days a week, Monday through Friday, and offers local news, sports and commentary, as well as national and international news.

The newspaper, which was formed in 1913, became a daily newspaper in 1964, when the name of the paper became the "Daily" Herald-Tribune. It has not missed a scheduled publication, barring holidays, since it became a daily newspaper.

Other[edit]

Grande Prairie is host to one of the few video game development studios in Alberta, HermitWorks Entertainment. HermitWorks Entertainment was founded in 2004 and has gone on to release one title, Space Trader.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newspapers in Grande Prairie: Daily Herald-Tribune, The Peace Country Sun