Dauphin, Canada

 Meet the Voices You Hear Everyday!

Al Gaines

Weekdays 6 to 10
Alex DeVries Weekdays 10 to 1

Bruce Leperre

Weekdays 1-4

Tristen Osborn

  Evenings & Weekends

Alec Woolston

Saturday Mornings &

5pm Weekdays for the Nutter's Rock'n'Ride Home


  • Bruce Leperre

    Bruce Leperre Director of Music and Programming

    Bruce was born in Ste. Rose du lac, and grew up in Waterhen. After spending his high school years in Ste. Rose, he graduated from the National Institute of Broadcasting in Winnipeg. Bruce started his radio career in 1979. He's always been a big supporter of Canadian music. He's a board member of the Manitoba Country Music Association, and is a past board member of the prairie-based Academy of Country Music Entertainers. Bruce has won the MCMA’s Broadcaster of the Year award 7 times! Along with his role at CKDM as Music and Program Director, Bruce is very involved in the community, and sits on the Dauphin & District Allied Arts Council, where he invites local music lovers to come to the historic Watson Art Centre to hear great local and touring artists of all genres. Bruce is also a contributor to the Winnipeg Free Press. He's been a juror for the Polaris Music Prize, the Prism Prize (for videos), FACTOR, CARAS (The Junos), and the WCMAs and CCMAs. Alongside his obvious love of the radio business and music, he is also a freelance photographer, a fan of small canines, and loves to ride his Harley every chance he gets!

  • Alex DeVries

    Alex DeVries The Everything Guy

    Alex is a 8-year CKDM veteran, and a true MVP! He's worked every shift of every day, lives and breathes radio, and LOVES life in the Parkland. He's easy to find! If he's not on the air, he's working hard behind the scenes in the creative department, whipping up promotions, scheduling music and programming, or checking out festivals and events throughout the Parkland!

  • Al Gaines

    Al Gaines The Al Morning Show

    Al wakes up the Parkland weekday mornings with great tunes, fun facts, all the information you need to start the day, the Birthday Book, and all kinds of local guests & celebrity drop-ins! He's the big voice at Credit Union Place, and you'll see him all over the Parkland, wherever things are happening. Don't miss Al Gaines 6-10 weekday mornings!

  • Alec Woolston

    Alec Woolston The Rockin’ Ride Home - Weekdays at 5 pm

    Alec graduated in 2014 from Winnipeg's Academy of Broadcasting, where he was named Student of the Year in Broadcasting, and shortly after moved to Dauphin to start his career in radio. As well as being on air part-time, Alec works with the Sales/Creative team at CKDM. He loves life in the Parkland and wants to become more and more immersed in the community, as time goes on. You might spot Alec at various music festivals and shows, as music has been a passion of his ever since he can remember.

  • Jennifer Carniel

    Jennifer Carniel News Team

    Jennifer Carniel was the former Editor of The Exponent (Grandview-Gilbert Plains) newspaper, with over 9 years of experience in print journalism. Jennifer is originally from the Parkland area, grew up in Roblin, and resides in Grandview with her 10-year-old daughter, Rachel. She is a municipal councillor with the Grandview Municipality; Chair of the Grandview Physician & Nurse Recruitment Committee; Vice Chair of the G3 Water Co-op; and Vice Chair of the Grandview & District Community Foundation. She studied Professional Photography at North Island College in Comox, BC, and Business Administration at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon, MB. Jennifer is very involved in the community, and enjoys covering local events and issues in the Parkland region. She thoroughly enjoys meeting new people and sharing their stories with others, whether it is listeners or readers.

  • Benjamin Schwab

    Benjamin Schwab News Team

    Benjamin Schwab is a graduate from the Western Academy Broadcast College in Saskatoon. Before entering broadcasting school, Benjamin attended the University of Saskatchewan, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies and a History minor. Benjamin grew up on a farm in southeastern Saskatchewan, near Estevan. During his time at school, he was involved in many school organizations, including as a councillor representing St. Thomas More College on the University of Saskatchewan Students Union for 4 years. Benjamin moved to Dauphin in May to begin his broadcasting career at CKDM, and is excited to be involved with the community.

  • Darnell Duff

    Darnell Duff News Team

    Darnell Duff is a graduate of Herzing College in Winnipeg. Since he was a little kid, he always knew he wanted to become a sports broadcaster and, since college, he has been in Toronto at Sportsnet 590 The Fan, Flin Flon, Fort McMurray, and now Dauphin. Darnell loves sports and especially golf, because what is better than bogies and sun? He is super-excited to be in Dauphin as the new Sports guy and is looking forward to everything Dauphin. If you see him around town, say hey, he is always up for a good chat.