Bell Media Takes Home 16 Canadian Online Publishing Awards

— November 16, 2018

TORONTO (November 16, 2018) – With 16 awards, Bell Media was the clear leader at the 10th anniversary of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Toronto, winning more awards than any other outlet. The COPAs recognize outstanding achievement in Canada's digital media landscape and include some of the best industry minds in advertising, art direction, broadcast, digital, newspapers, magazines, and web design on the judging panel. Bell Media took home 16 awards out of 20 nominations, including the most prestigious award of the evening, Best Digital Publication in the Media category for RDS. RDS.ca won eight awards in total including six gold and two silver, while VRAK had two gold and one silver, CTV News had two gold, Canal Vie had one gold, and Look du Jour and Fraichement Presse had one silver each. Below is the complete list of the 2018 COPAs won by Bell Media. CANAL VIE (1) Best Use of Social Media - Consumer GOLD Canal Vie   CTV News (2) Best News Coverage - Media GOLD CTV News Calgary   Best Interactive/Infographic Story - Media GOLD: CTV News   Fraîchement Pressé (1) Best Publication – Consumer SILVER Fraîchement Pressé   Look du jour (1) Best Use of Social Media - Consumer SILVER Look du jour   RDS (8) Best Publication – Media GOLD RDS   Best Blog Column/Video – Media GOLD RDS   Best News Coverage - Media SILVER RDS   Best Video Content - Media GOLD RDS   Best Podcast - Media GOLD RDS   Best Sports Feature - Media GOLD RDS   Best Sports Feature - Media SILVER RDS Best Use of Social Media GOLD RDS   VRAK (3) Best Service Article or Series - Consumer GOLD VRAK   Best Lifestyle Article or Series - Consumer SILVER VRAK   Best Branded Content - Consumer GOLD VRAK

About Bell Media

Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, digital media, and more. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s highest-rated television network; 30 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, and four pay TV services. Bell Media is Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 215 music channels including 109 licensed radio stations in 58 markets across the country, all part of the iHeartRadio brand and streaming service. Bell Media owns Astral, an out-of-home advertising network of more than 30,000 faces in five provinces. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; video streaming services including Crave, TSN Direct, and RDS Direct; and multi-channel network Much Studios. The company produces live theatrical shows via its partnership with Iconic Entertainment Studios; owns a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios; is a partner in Just for Laughs, the live comedy event and TV producer; and owns Dome Productions Inc., one of North America’s leading production facilities providers. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. Learn more at www.BellMedia.ca.