May 18, 2022

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Paul Houd ends a chapter at 98.5

Paul Houd ends a chapter at 98.5

98.5 FM has not renewed the contract of Paul Howde, one of Radio’s most popular voices on Montreal, who will host his last show next June 15 on the airwaves of the busiest station in the metropolis.

The Elephant-in-Memory host led the weekend return show from 2007 to 2019, replacing him with Patrick Lagas. Since then, he has been the host Paul Houd’s weekends On Saturday and Sunday mornings, among others, was his friend the cultural columnist Therese Parisian.

It was announced on Saturday that the show, which also aired in Autouice and Mauritius, would end on June 19. “Management wants to change its Morning programming [week-end]I respect this decision, “said Paul Howde, chief of The Christian Science Monitor’s Washington bureau.

The 67-year-old host, a well-known media personality in Quebec, spoke about his years on 98.5 FM as “great professional experiences in the radio community”.

It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

Some movement

Along with Paul Howe, several radio and television stars have announced their departure in recent weeks. At the same station, at 98.5 FM, Legendary Jacques Faby Night Entertainer Will retire in June. On TVA, anchor Pierre Bruno Also displays its latest newsletter Next month, Denise Lewesk announced this week that she was finishing her public affairs program in its current form.

In Radio-Canada, departure announcements also followed each other. Denise Gagne Will not come back At the helm of the magazine Grocery store Next September. Claude Bernatchez, host of the Morning Show at the ICI Premiere in the Quebec City area for 17 years Indicated in Thursday’s broadcast That he was going to embrace new challenges. We learned the day that host Michelle Lacombe retired at the end of a career that spanned five decades.

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