Hal Anderson

Hal Anderson
Born Picture Butte, Alberta, Canada
Years active1983 - Present
SpouseJackie Anderson
Notable works and rolesB.J and Hal, Wheeler and Hal


Hal Anderson is normally a Winnipeg-based radio personality. He’s most widely known for his period hosting morning displays on CJOB and CJOB’s FM sister place, Power 97.

Radio career

While still learning Communication Arts in Lethbridge Community College, Anderson worked in CJOC in 1984, after that took employment a year afterwards as News movie director in CHAB in Moose Jaw, SK and oldies place KY58 in Winnipeg.In 1995, Anderson and B.J. Burke received the morning present slot machine on Power 97, changing Scruff Connors as co-hosts. This fresh display was billed as "B.J. and Hal". Burke departed the display in 2003. On Feb 3, 2003 Anderson was became a member of by Dave Wheeler as his fresh co-host as well as the display was re-branded "Wheeler and Hal".On July 31, 2009, it had been announced that Anderson will be shifting to Power 97's sister station, CJOB 680 AM, as the morning hours show host, changing the outgoing Larry Updike. The final broadcast from the Wheeler and Hal display occurred on Sept 4, 2009.Anderson premiered from his placement as morning sponsor with CJOB on, may 13, 2014.On Sept 27, 2015, Anderson debuted his fresh radio program on FAB 94.3 FM (CHIQ-FM) in Winnipeg called "Hal Anderson Sundays".On January 11, 2017, CJOB announced that Anderson will come back as sponsor of a fresh weekend display called Hal Anderson Weekends from 7-10 am beginning on Feb 4, 2017.

"The Greatest Canadian" Prank

Anderson encouraged listeners to vote for him simply because "THE BEST Canadian" in 2004 simply because a joke, eventually placing 34th in the very best 50, before William Lyon Mackenzie Ruler, Wilfrid Laurier, Jean Chrétien, Tecumseh and Pamela Anderson