Roster

Jay Smith – Assistant GM | XS Mornings Host (5AM-10AM) | Music & Program Director

Born and bred in Thamesville, Jay is a community-driven family man who has spent the better part of the last two decades working in local radio and has been a fixture at 99.1 since day one.

A husband to Laura and “DaDa” to absolute Twinsanity Grace and Aubrey, Jay is a Conestoga College grad and a die hard fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Raptors and the Dallas Cowboys.

On top of volunteer work in the local community, Jay is also a pro wrestling referee and once main evented a professional wrestling event against The Honky Tonk Man, known as ‘The WWE’s Greatest Intercontinental Champion of all time”.

Follow Jay on Twitter: @jay991ckxs | Email: Jay

Robyn Brady – News Director | XS Mornings Co-Host

Robyn is a former big city girl, growing up in Scarborough (east end Toronto.) She earned a Bachelors degree in Dramatic Arts from the University of Windsor and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College before launching her broadcasting career in Summerside, PEI in the summer of 2000.

She spent eight months at C102 before realizing snowbanks taller than her car simply wouldn’t do. Robyn moved back to Ontario in February, 2001 and has been happy to call Chatham-Kent home ever since.

She is an avid reader, animal lover, and theatre buff. She can often be found on stage performing with Theatre Kent and Studio Black Productions.

Balancing out the artsy side, Robyn is a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, and Argos, and has a soft spot for the Baltimore Ravens because who doesn’t love Edgar Allan Poe?

She is happily married to Mike and proud mum to Daniel and Molly.

Follow Robyn on Twitter @Rapini1Email: Robyn

Tanner Havens – The Afternoon Drive  Host (2PM-6PM | Producer | Assistant Music Director

 

Tanner was born and raised in Wallaceburg. His radio journey started at Fanshawe College in London Ontario where he served as Student Program Director in his final year. He graduated the Radio Broadcasting program at Fanshawe with the “Barry P. Sarazin Radio Broadcaster of the Year” Award.

After graduation, Tanner shipped off out west to start his radio career in the mountains of British Columbia. We were able to bring Tanner back to his hometown in the spring of 2019 and he couldn’t be more excited to be back home.

Tanner is a die-hard Detroit Red Wings fan (but don’t hold it against him), an avid Detroit Tigers fan and an all-around music lover through and through.

Email: Tanner

Rebecca Reimer – On Location Announcer

Rebecca is a tremendous addition to our team at 99.1.

A prior advertising client and community partner, Rebecca is the former long-time publisher of C-K Sports Xpress and comes to CKXS with a plethora of community, marketing and sales experience.

Rebecca has become a popular client request for live on location broadcasts and is helping our advertising partners develop and strengthen their social media platforms.