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Radio veteran Frank McGwire is a quick-witted character who brings his colourful candor to the studio each and every day! He enjoys mixing in his unique commentary on topics from the local, national, and international news scene. A graduate of Western Academy Broadcast College in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Frank is a 30+ year veteran of the airwaves.
He began his radio career in the spring of 1987 at CKDM in Dauphin, Manitoba. He’s hosted shows in various time slots including many years as a morning show host in Brandon on KX96, 1150 CKX & 1150 KIX. After spending most of the 90s in Brandon, he would move out west to Alberta where he hosted a mid-day show and handled Music Director duties at 1170 CKGY as well as filling in as a swing jock on Zed 99 FM in Red Deer.
In early 2000 he returned home to Brandon where he helped launch 101.1 KIX FM before returning to his morning show duties on KX96 which eventually became 96.1 BOB FM and subsequently Bounce FM. In 2015 Frank was the recipient of the Radio Excellence award from the Broadcasters Association of Manitoba for his outstanding contributions to local radio and his passionate involvement with the local music scene.
He was also a long-time guest columnist for the Brandon Sun, Wheat City Journal and bdnmb.ca. His column focused on the local music and entertainment scene in Westman. Frank always aims to please and shoots to thrill when gets into one of his show features such as The Wacky News Line, Top 5 list, News of The Weird, Strange But True, or Did You Know Files.
Listeners who tune in are sure to have a blast!