CBC stars come out for Daybreak launch in Kamloops

Kamloops Daybreak goes on the air Oct. 9, CBC plans a day of activities.

Kamloops residents will hear CBC’s new morning show Daybreak Kamloops on air for the first time on Oct. 9 at 6 am. As part of the launch of the new CBC Radio One current affairs show, a number of CBC celebrities will join Daybreak Kamloops host Shelley Joyce and the rest of the CBC team for a public open house and a week of special programming and live events.

“This is the moment we’ve been waiting for,” says Johnny Michel, managing director of British Columbia. “The team has been busy working for the last few months to put together a morning show that reflects the issues and stories that make Kamloops the vibrant and thriving city that it is.”

Activities kick off on Oct. 9 with a public open house at the CBC bureau at 218 Victoria St. from 6 am to 2 pm. The public has the opportunity to meet Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio One’s Quirks & Quarks; Graham Wardle, star of CBC television’s Heartland; and Mark Forsythe, host of BC Almanac from approximately 8 am to 1 pm.

Complimentary refreshments will be provided by BLENZ Kamloops Downtown with special performances by Andrew Allen and Tiller’s Folly. Plus, open house guests will have a chance to win tickets to see Jesse Cook on Dec. 13 at the Kamloops Convention Centre.

Live broadcasts and other events include:

Oct. 9

6–8:30 am: Live broadcast of the first Daybreak Kamloops morning show with host Shelley Joyce and news anchor Doug Herbert. Live music from 6 – 10 am with Andrew Allen.

8:45 am: Official opening with Johnny Michel, managing director of CBC British Columbia and proclamation by Mayor Peter Milobar.

Noon–1 pm: Live broadcast of BC Almanac with Mark Forsythe.

Live Music from 10 am to 2 pm by Tiller’s Folly.

Oct. 13

6–9 am: Live broadcast of CBC Radio One’s North by Northwest with host Sheryl MacKay at Art We Are Café at 246 Victoria St. with guests Barney Bentall and Dustin Bentall with multi-instrumentalist Eric Reed.

Entrance to this free event is first come, first seated.

Oct. 16

Time 7:30 pm (doors at 6:30 pm): Live concert recording for CBC Radio One’s jazz show Hot Air with host Margaret Gallagher at The Parkside Lounge at the Interior Savings Centre, 300 Lorne Street. The concert opens with hometown favourites, the Anita Eccleston Quintet and closes with Victoria’s funky, new jazz outfit The HiFi.

Entrance to this free event is by reservation. To get on the guest list, please email rsvp.radio@cbc.ca Seating is limited.

CBC Radio One is available on 94.1 FM in Kamloops. For more information on CBC in Kamloops, visit cbc.ca/kamloops

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