What happened to the former MusiquePlus VJs?


The new web series The years of MusiquePlus will allow you to relive the spirit of the station, the time of about ten episodes. But what happened to the VJs, who represented the dynamic channel for 33 years? Here are some.

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Nabi-Alexandre Chartier

The very first winner of Looking for VJs, who worked for the TV channel until 2007, has now been working for Radio-Canada for quite some time and now participates in several ICI Première shows. He leads the show Cultural stop broadcast on ICI RDI on Saturdays at 9:30 and 16:30

Tatiana Polevoy

Creator of the web series to be released on November 5, Tatiana Polevoy made her debut at MusiquePlus in 2009, after winning the third edition of the contest Looking for VJs. A raised edition, where Frédéric Bastien Forrest, Geneviève Lefebvre-Tardif and Karl Hardy competed among others who still evolve today in the media.

After a 3-year stint with the station, she worked as an anchor, columnist and researcher for several television, radio and web shows.

Stephane “Gonzo” Gonzalez

Tatiana Polevoy’s wife quickly switched to sports when she left the station. At the end of his second stay in the legendary establishment on the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Bleury, he joined TVA Sports, then 91.9 Sports, where he spent 8 years. He has been hosting since the fall The Poche Bleue at noon on TVA Sport.

Sabrina Cournoyer

After doing radio in Port-Cartier, Rimouski and Drummondville, what is now a cultural columnist at Hello joined MusiquePlus in 2012, winning a competition to host the show Click.

A short stint in social media management for Live from the Universe followed, then got a call in 2015 to replace at Bye bye weekend another VJ, Tatiana Polevoy, who was going on maternity leave. “I’ve been sending my demo and CV for years, never getting a return. In the end I was contacted when I least expected it, for a replacement on maternity leave. When we are due, we are due! You have to trust life,” she said in 2017, in an interview for the magazine 7 days.

Isabelle Desjardins

The one that arrived on the broadcaster in 2002 remained rather out of the spotlight until last summer, when it launched a podcast, Isah blah blahavailable on all listening platforms.

The host of More to order she is the wife of former Canadiens player David Desharnais. She followed him to Switzerland, him lining up with HC Friborg-Gotteron for the 2022-2023 season.

Rejean “Rej” Laplanche

Many remember the boy with a skateboard on his face and the legendary show 123 Punks. Réjean Claveau has remained a true reference in this musical style.

After 16 years at MusiquePlus, he was at the helm of the show for five years Original version (VO) on ICI Radio-Canada Acadie, where he receives artists for interviews and performances. She now leads the show Rej against the morning at BLVD 102.1 FM.

Cheli Sauve-Castonguay

The Franco-Ontarian name will always be associated with MusiquePlus, who spent 12 years at the station.

After a short time a Start welland hosting the first Quebec edition of Big Brotherhas been at the helm of the morning show at Énergie 104.1 Gatineau-Ottawa since 2021, with Phil Denis and Phil Brown.


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