Current track



Team Members


Meet the talented voices behind 105.9 The Region! Jim Lang leads kicks off our mornings and Shaliza Bacchus leads our dynamic afternoon show, while our news anchors Glynn Perkins, Bailey Higgins and Suneel Joshi keep you informed. Discover the faces shaping local radio in York Region.

Jim Lang is a 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 the voice a loyal audience starts their day with Monday through Fridays. Jim is a veteran interviewer contributing unique stories to The FEED (Saturdays 9am) and a […]

Shaliza Bacchus loves being on air, sharing time with listeners and it shows. Her midday show (Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm) is full of energy, information and tailored to keep people moving through their busy day. Whether it is what is trending, the latest news or weather and traffic, Shaliza is there to keep […]

Ann Rohmer has been a force to be reckoned with and a bright light in television for many years …co-host of the award winning magazine show That’s Life (Global Television), first ever female sports anchor (CBC), features reporter Canada AM (CTV), original host of Breakfast Television (Citytv), lead news anchor and host of Hot Property, On […]

A familiar face and voice on both radio and television, Suneel Joshi brings years of keeping people up to date on what is going on 105.9 The Region. A graduate of Ryerson, Suneel has worked in practically every aspect of the business including stints at CFRB, CTV, Sportsnet and TSN. He has covered six Olympics […]

Glynn Perkins, is a veteran journalist with decades of experience. He honed his skills at media outlets such as CTV News, Global News and CityTV serving in senior roles such as assignment editor and producer.   His radio career started in London, England at the London Broadcasting Company, a 24 hour news and information station.  […]

Bailey Higgins is the friendly giant of The Region. Standing tall at 6 ½ feet he looks scary, but he’s really just a big softie. He studied media broadcasting at Durham College for three years and started his internship right here at 105.9 The Region. Now he reports news on Monday and Tuesday mornings and […]

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

Before her work at the station, Afua Baah was a reporter at SkyWords and news anchor at Corus Radio. Afua can be heard on the Discovery segment of Millennial Balance.

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 […]

Rick Godel is 105.9’s web manager and fill-in 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.

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 recurring appearances on reality TV, Rob is someone […]

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 […]