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Team Members

Jim Lang is broadcast veteran and best-selling author. It was Jim’s voice listeners of 105.9 The Region first heard when the station launched in December 2013 and he continues as the host of the morning show. Jim co-wrote the book Bleeding Blue with Wendel Clark, Shift Work with Tie Domi and Everyday Hockey Heroes with […]

Yes, Amber Payie is the voice and face you remember steering you around the GTA! Enjoying more than two decades in media, Amber is most recognized for helping direct you with traffic reports on CHUM 1045, 1050 CHUM and CP24. In addition, Amber also hosted 1050 CHUM middays and an evening “Sweet Dreams” program and […]

Galit Solomon is the founder of Galit Solomon Communications and a graduate of Arts, Mass Communication and English at York University. From anchoring of the local morning news & morning national news breaks for Canada AM to taking on the roll as spokesperson and media relations manager for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Galit brings […]

Heather Goode has an extensive background in journalism. She has worked as a radio news anchor at News Talk 1010 and 680 News. She has also worked in television as a videographer at CH, The Weather Network and Rogers Television in York and Durham Regions. She has also been a news writer at CTV National, […]

Afua Baah is 105.9’s reporter and anchor who frequently reports live from events across the region. Before her work at the station, Afua was a reporter at SkyWords and news anchor at Corus Radio. Afua also can be heard covering traffic and is a regular contributor to The Feed, 105.9 The Region’s exclusive radio news […]

Rick Godel is 105.9’s Web Manager and news anchor.  With years of experience in the telecommunication’s industry, Rick felt it was time for a change and began his second career in the broadcasting field by joining the team at The Region after graduating from the Broadcasting for Contemporary Media program at Durham College.

Tina Cortese is an award-winning broadcast executive and television producer and now heads up the news team and station management at 105.9 The Region. Tina was instrumental in building and growing news programming at CityNews and CityNews Channel, Breakfast Television, CityLine and CP24. She is a strategic leader with experience in multi-platform programming and has […]

Shaliza Bacchus is 105.9’s weekday afternoon traffic reporter and weekend host. When she’s not giving you a look at the roads, you’ll probably hear her talking about Drake or the Toronto Raptors. Shaliza started as an intern at 105.9 The Region in 2017 and now brings her unique style to Shaliza Weekends every Saturday and […]

With a passion for people and creative content, Tina Daenzer aims to connect listeners to the information that’s important to them.  In her role as 105.9 The Region’s Community and Sponsorship Manager Tina brings the residents of York Region reports about community events through the weekly “What’s On” segment. Formerly the senior producer of Canada’s […]

John Caragianakos has been with 105.9 The Region for almost three years as an account rep and now as Director of Promotions. Before joining us at 105.9 The Region, John owned and operated a commercial meat distribution company working throughout Southern Ontario, and an experiential marketing company creating and executing events for clients such as […]

Rob Pagetto started his life in the public eye at a very young age. On stage and in front of the camera from childhood, he naturally morphed into someone who wanted to engage and entertain people. From his days on YTV to his courtside announcing for the Raptors to his concurring appearances on reality TV, Rob is someone […]

Kate Wheeler is one of Canada’s most respected television journalists. She began her multi award winning on air news career at CityTv in 1985. In 1987 Wheeler joined CFTO in Toronto as a reporter where she would become the weekend news anchor in 1990. The following year she was promoted to co-anchor of CFTO’s Flagship […]

Known to millions in Canada’s largest television market, Christine Bentley is an accomplished media personality, journalist, news anchor, community advocate and long-time champion of empowering women. For three decades she was the voice and face of the highest rated newscasts in North America’s 5th largest market, CTV Toronto-serving as principal anchor for the Noon, 6 o’clock and […]