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Steve Anthony (born Stephen Anthony Gomes on 2 April 1959 in Montreal, Quebec)[1] is a former Canadian broadcaster. He gained attention throughout Canada as a MuchMusic host, or "VJ" from May 1987 to November 1995.[2]

Steve Anthony
Born
Stephen Anthony Gomes

(1959-04-02) 2 April 1959 (age 60)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
ResidenceToronto
Other namesStephen Anthony Gomes

In 1986, Anthony moved from Montreal's CKGM to take the drive shift on Toronto's Q107. He left the following year to join MuchMusic.

Anthony was a weekday afternoon host on Toronto radio station 99.9 Mix FM, prior to its August 2008 conversion to the Virgin Radio format. He was also a panelist on the 2006 program MuchMusic VJ Search,[2] a competition of prospective hosts for MuchMusic.

In 2009, he hosted a weekend show on Sirius Satellite Radio channel Iceberg 85[1] and also co-hosted Too Much '80s with Erica Ehm via Astral Media's Orbyt radio syndication service.[3][4]

Beginning in March 2009, Anthony started working at CP24 (and CP24 Breakfast) as a news reporter on the CP24 news chopper, known as Chopper 24. From September 2009 until March 2018, Anthony was the co-host of CP24 Breakfast.

Anthony is also the Radio Imaging voice of many radio and television stations in North America. His voice can be heard on stations including SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, Faith-FM and more.

Anthony has been awarded with the Top Choice Award for three consecutive years.

Anthony announced that he would leave CP24 on March 29, 2018 in order to pursue projects outside of broadcasting.[5] On August 15, 2018 Anthony announced his appointment as Head of Media Relations and member of the Advisory Board at Direct Global / Direct Co-ops.[6]

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  1. ^ a b Sirius Satellite Radio / Iceberg 85
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i CP24- Steve Anthony - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television Retrieved on May 16, 2009.
  3. ^ "Astral Radio Launches 'Orbyt'". Broadcaster. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 5 November 2008.
  4. ^ Orbyt Media: New Content
  5. ^ http://fyimusicnews.ca/articles/2018/03/14/media-beat-march-14-2018
  6. ^ https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/direct-co-ops-brings-steve-anthony-s-celebrity-power-to-their-fight-to-change-the-world-1027459997

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