The Happy Gang
Jane Brown is a veteran of the Toronto radio news industry and has been nationally recognized for her achievements in radio journalism. Jane is the recipient of the RTNDAs 2004 National Byron MacGregor Best Radio Newscast Award. The Canadian Association of Broadcasters also recognized Jane as an award winning co-anchor of the coverage of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on New York City and Washington.
Jane Brown has worked as a Toronto radio news reporter and anchor since 1986. Jane has been the morning news anchor on The Happy Gang show and the Associate News Director for both Zoomer Radio and the New Classical FM since 2009. Prior to that, she was at the CKO Radio Network, 680 News, CBC Toronto Radio News, and more recently as the morning news anchor at Newstalk 1010 CFRB.
As a morning show personality and interviewer, Jane has enjoyed on air conversations with such celebrity greats as Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jr., Anne Murray, the late John Candy, Jim Carrey, Lou Gossett Junior, and Eugene Levy, to name a few.
Jane is actively involved in raising funds for cancer research. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, she captained a team for the CIBC Run for the Cure, raising $30,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. After joining Zoomer Radio in 2009, Jane co-captained Team Zoomer with Libby Znaimer in the annual Weekend to End Women’s Cancers to benefit Princess Margaret Hospital in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Team Zoomer supporters have donated in excess of $140,000. In 2015, Jane turned her attention to raising funds for Bladder Cancer Canada, in honour of her mother Sandy Brown who died of bladder cancer in 2012. Jane and her team mates surpassed their goals for the Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk in both 2015 and 2016, and thanks to generous Zoomer Radio listeners, have raised a total of nearly $12,000 for bladder cancer research and awareness.
Jane is enthusiastically devoted to her husband Myron and two adult children Jacob and Jamie and is thankful everyday for their love and support.
Jane can be reached by email at [email protected]