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Winning Weekend For Evanov

Updated: Jun 6

Win, Win, Winner Weekend!

Toronto, Ontario, June 3, 2024 –. Evanov Communications had awinning weekend receiving two prestigious industry awards: The Radio Trailblazers 2024 Rosalie Award to Montreal CFMB 1280’s Ivana Bombardieri; and, Country Music Station of the Year for Medium Market to Brantford’s Hot Country 93.9.


IVANA BOMBARDIERI Wins Radio Trailblazers’ 2024 RosalieAward

Evanov Montreal station CFMB’s Ivana Bombardieri is the 2024 recipient of the prestigious award for her outstanding accomplishments and contribution to the radio industry. CFMB is Canada’s first Ethnic station where Ivana has been on the air for 50+ years, and still is, with her signature Buon Pomeriggio, (Good Afternoon) Italian language program. Ivana was recognized for her leadership in developing the first prototype for the 40+ ethnic radio stations now in Canada as well as her advocacy efforts, community involvement and influencer of generations of women ethnic broadcasters.


Hot Country 93.9 (CFWC-FM) Wins Country Music Association(Ontario) RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (Medium Market) Award.

After only a few years on air, Hot Country 93.9 has become an institution in the market where it is enjoying great popularity and growth with country music listeners and advertiser support from the Branford local community. It is one of several Hot Country Music Formats the company operates in the country with dedicated superb on-airtalent, music programmers and support staff. This win is a testament to their hard work and dedication.


Evanov Communications President and CEO Paul Evanov said: “I congratulate, CFMB’s Ivana Bombardieri, Brantford’s Hot Country 93.9, and their respective teams. We at Evanov know how great they are every day, and now with these awards more people will know. I am especially grateful to our radio industry and colleagues who support these recognition initiatives with time and money to celebrate outstanding talent across competitive and corporate aisles.


Evanov Communications is an independent privateCanadian broadcasting company that operates 14stations in a variety of markets. A list of stations and locations can be found at


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