CBC Radio One, formerly known as CBC Radio, is an English-language, Canadian radio network. It is publically owned by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and offers mainly news and information both for local and international audiences.
CBC Radio 1
CBC Radio was originally aired in 1936, and is the longest-airing radio network under its corporation. The station has a range of radio styles that suit its uniquely different audiences. Aside from the news and information segments, CBC Radio One also airs music, podcasts, life sessions, interactive sessions and documentaries. The radio station targets a variety of audiences of all ages and interests, reaching them through the mentioned styles, but its main target audience would be within the youth age bracket and working-class citizens (25-54 years old)
Programs and personalities
CBC Radio One is rich in programs and styles. They include World Report and The Current that are news programs, Q which is a merged between Freestyle and The Arts Tonight which is an arts magazine show, Dispatches and Between the Covers amongst many others. Many of the programs aired on CBC Radio One are also aired as podcasts. Some shows have also been set to be distributed exclusively as podcasts including Campus and Back Story.
Some of the famous speakers and animators on this radio network are: David Common, Marcia Young on the World Report, Jian Ghomeshi on Q and Anna Maria Tremonti on The Current.
Listening to CBC Radio One
The radio station is available in FM and AM to Canadian-based audiences and online internationally. Some FM frequencies are: CBLA-FM for Toronto, CBDQ-FM for Labrador City, CBVE-FM for Quebec City and CBEW-FM for Windsor, just to name a few. Their online website is http://www.cbc.ca/ where you can stream live or recorded programs and podcasts.
Social Media Presenc
CBC Radio One's leading social media platforms are Facebook and Twitter through these links respectively: https://www.facebook.com/radiocbc and https://twitter.com/cbcradio. Here they post stories, pictures and videos related to their continuing topics of discussion.
Website and Mobile Apps
CBC Radio One application is available in app stores on your Android or Apple device. Their app is convenient for easier, faster access to the radio station anywhere.
The official CBC Radio One site is http://www.cbc.ca/ that has a menu drop-down where you can access CBC Radio, CBC TV, and sports.