RNC Media

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RNC Media
Private company
Industry Media
Founded 1948
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec
Key people
Pierre R. Brosseau, Chairman & CEO
Products Broadcasting
Owner Gourd Family, Pierre R. Brosseau
Website RNC Media

RNC Media (formerly Radio-Nord Communications) is a Canadian broadcasting group based in Montreal, Quebec, with offices in Gatineau and Rouyn-Noranda. The company operates five television stations and several radio stations, mostly in Quebec.

The company was founded in 1948 when brothers Jean-Joffre and David Armand Gourd, along with business partner Roger Charbonneau, acquired radio stations CKRN Rouyn (now CHOA-FM), CHAD Amos (defunct) and CKVD Val-d'Or (now CHGO-FM) from Canadian media mogul Roy Thomson.


Radio-Nord Communications logo



The primary brands associated with the company are Planète, a chain of stations which air adult-oriented programming in soft adult contemporary, jazz and classical formats, and Radio X or Capitale Rock for its modern rock stations. Two of their outlets, CHLX-FM in Gatineau and CHOA-FM in Rouyn-Noranda, were affiliated with Cogeco's Rythme FM network; they have since re-branded as Wow FM.[1]




  1. ^ "Rythme FM devient WOW dès le 7 août". Radio-Canada.ca (in French). Retrieved 2017-08-19.

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