MONTRÉAL (November 24, 2017) - After 40 years in radio, including more than 20 years at CJAD 800, Tommy Schnurmacher is calling it a career.
Schnurmacher announced today that he will host the last edition of TOMMY SCHNURMACHER’S GANG OF FOUR (Monday to Friday 12-1PM) on December 13th, 2017. His career highlights include covering John and Yoko’s world famous “bed-in”, winning a Gold Ribbon Award from the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and interviewing politicians and celebrities including: Stephen Harper, Paul Martin, Clint Eastwood and Ariana Huffington.
Schnurmacher told listeners he will travel more and finish a novel, although he promises to continue to share the opinions that have earned him popularity and created debate: “I may be saying goodbye to daily radio deadlines but I have a sneaking suspicion that I will not be able to keep myself from holding court from time to time whether that's on-air, off-air or on Twitter”.
CJAD 800 Program Director Chris Bury called Schnurmacher unique and irreplaceable. “Tommy is incredibly talented”, said Bury. “I haven’t seen his particular mix of wit and humor in anyone else. Not only will we miss hearing him on the radio, we will also miss having him around the office.”
CJAD 800 will mark Schnurmacher’s departure with a special broadcast on December 13th. Listeners will have a chance to win tickets to attend the event on THE ANDREW CARTER MORNING SHOW, THE AARON RAND SHOW and on TOMMY SCHNURMACHER’S GANG OF FOUR.
As of December 14th, CJAD 800’s midday lineup will include THE NATASHA HALL SHOW (12-2PM) and THE EVAN SOLOMON SHOW (2-4PM).
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