CHON-FM is owned and operated by Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon (NNBY). NNBY is a not for profit society mandated “to protect, encourage, enhance and perpetuate the language and culture of Yukon First Nations people on a local, national and international level.”
CHON-FM radio network consists of studio, production, transmission and state of the art satellite distribution facilities in Whitehorse, as well as 29 rebroadcast sites in Yukon, northern British Columbia and the Northwest Territories comprised of satellite ground stations, satellite receivers, decoders, transmitters and towers/antenna.
CHON-FM is the only First Nation dedicated broadcaster in the Yukon with a wide and far reaching satellite delivered radio network. CHON-FM broadcasts on 98.1 FM in Whitehorse, and 90.5 FM in most communities in Yukon, Northern BC and Western NWT as well streaming live 24x7 on our website www.chonfm.com
CHON FM is located at #260, 2237 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A-0K7.
Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon is looking for a News Reporter Intern for the summer.
CHON-FM Indigenous Radio is looking for a News Reporter Intern to be working under the supervision of the General Manager. Following the Policies of Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon, this position is responsible for gathering, writing, and producing and presenting news with an emphasis on First Nations topics and perspectives. If you’re looking for an exciting career in news reporting with a cultural focus, in a beautiful location with a high quality of life, this is your opportunity to get your foot in the door!
Whitehorse City Councilors Prepare to Advance Wildfire Mitigation Strategy
City councilors discussed advancing their Wildfire Risk Reduction Strategy at a city council meeting Monday night. The discussion revolved around awarding a $69,000 contract to a Yukon-based company to help implement the strategy goals.
Conservation Officers to Hold Archaeological Awareness Event Tomorrow
Yukon Conservation officers will be holding an evening lecture tomorrow at 6:30pm at the Yukon Beringia Centre regarding discovering and acting upon First Nation and other archaeological sites when they're found in the Yukon wilderness.