The radio station began in 1927 as CHMA at 580AM. Since then, the radio station has gone through several stages of evolution. In June 2002, it became an all-sports radio station branded, 'The Team 1260.' It was later on assimilated under Astral Media which was acquired by Bell Media three years later. In 2013, the station was rebranded to TSN 1260.
This station features several programs. It airs live sports from several teams including FC Edmonton, University of Alberta football and hockey teams, Edmonton Rush, Edmonton Oil Kings and Spruce Grove Saints.
The station also features daily and weekly shows. These include Krush Sports Performance Show, Sports Night, The Jason Gregor Show, The Dave Jameson Show and Nielson and Fraser in the Morning.
The station targets sports fans within the local vicinity.
Based on the different sports shows, the station has several radio personalities. These include Jeff Krushel, Dean Millard, and Jason Gregor, who is joined by Jason Strudwick as his co-host. Other figures include Allan Mitchel, Dustin Nielson and Will Fraser who feature in the morning shows.
How to Listen Online
The station provides a streaming service through their official website. The streaming prompt powered by iHeartRadio is just below the main menu on the Homepage.
TSN 1260 has a significant social media presence. Their Facebook page has a fanbase of six thousand followers. Their posts feature sports news, games and promotions related to sports. Their Twitter page has fifteen thousand fans. Their Tweets mainly feature highlights from games played by the local teams.
Their YouTube channel, TSN Tube, has fifty-six thousand followers. The channel features videos of sports highlights and some sport advertisement clips.