107.3 Virgin Radio Launches in Victoria

— February 8, 2019

– New morning show VIRGIN MORNINGS WITH BRITTANY AND CHRIS airs weekdays from 5:30 – 10 a.m. PT–

VICTORIA (February 8, 2019) – iHeartRadio Canada announced today the launch of 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO in Victoria, B.C. Listeners across the Capital Region can now enjoy today’s most current music with Canada’s #1 ranked contemporary hit radio network. 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO is anchored by its new morning show VIRGIN MORNINGS WITH BRITTANY AND CHRIS, hosted by Brittany King, who joins Virgin Radio from 107.3 KOOL FM and Chris Palliser, a former 94.5 Virgin Radio Vancouver host. The new morning show wakes up Victoria from 5:30 – 10 a.m. PT, beginning Monday, Feb. 11.107.3 VIRGIN RADIO is a world class brand with a morning show tailored for Victoria -Brittany and Chris grew up here and have strong family ties in the community,” said Program Director Chris Donnelly. “We also have the most non-stop hit music all day, and some amazing contests and prizes we can’t wait to share. I know Greater Victoria is going to love 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO!” VIRGIN MORNINGS WITH BRITTANY AND CHRIS wakes up listeners at 5:30 a.m. PT with music, trending news, and exclusive prizes. Then at 9 a.m. PT, the co-hosts kick off 90 minutes on non-stop hit music. Brittany and Chris know how special the South Island and are thrilled to directly connect with listeners in Greater Victoria. “I’m super excited to be part of 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO and am honored to wake up with my hometown,” said co-host Brittany King. “Chris and I actually worked together 14 years ago in Fort McMurray, Alta., so this is an exciting reunion. We’re going to have lots of fun...and also lots of coffee. He says he’s a tea guy, though. We’ll see…” “To host this show with my friend Brittany in my hometown is a dream,” said co-host Chris Palliser. “Don’t wake me up please! I am so lucky I get to do what I love, surrounded by the people I love, in a place that I love - my wife and I cannot wait to raise our daughters here. Actually, better make sure to wake me up - I’m on air at 5:30 a.m.!” Playing 90 minutes of non-stop hits weekdays at 9 a.m. and 12 noon PT, 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO is also home to the biggest contests, including The Phrase That Pays, where listeners can instantly win $500, and tickets to the most coveted concerts in the province. 107.3 VIRGIN RADIO is available across Canada via live stream on the iHeartRadio Canada app and at iHeartRadio.ca/VirginRadio/Victoria.

About iHeartRadio Canada

iHeartRadio, a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience and live events brand, is now in Canada through a partnership between Bell Media and iHeartMedia. A leader in innovative radio programming throughout Canada, Bell Media features the country’s most dynamic, popular, and respected radio brands, including Toronto’s CHUM 104.5, Canada’s #1 FM station, and the ÉNERGIE group in Québec, as well as international brands like Virgin Radio. In the U.S., iHeartRadio has surpassed 90 million registered users, reaching milestones at a rate faster than Facebook or any other streaming music service. In addition, iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering.

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