BNN Bloomberg Radio, Canada’s First Business News Radio Station, Launches April 30
— April 18, 2018
– BNN Bloomberg Radio launches in conjunction with BNN Bloomberg, Canada’s new multi-platform source for business news –
– Listeners can access the new station via iHeartRadio Canada, and locally in Metro Vancouver on HD Radio at 103.5 HD3 and 1410 AM –
– BNN Bloomberg Radio to deliver daily business news reports to Bell Media news/talk stations across Canada, highlighted by The Takeaway with Amanda Lang –
TORONTO (April 18, 2018) – BNN Bloomberg, Canada’s definitive source for business news, today announced the launch of BNN Bloomberg Radio, Canada’s first business news radio station, launching in conjunction with the new brand on Monday,April 30.
Featuring a simulcast of BNN Bloomberg’s linear television broadcast and in-depth, live, long-form, specialty programming from Bloomberg’s radio service, BNN Bloomberg Radio keeps listeners across the country up-to-date on breaking business news as it happens. The station is powered by BNN Bloomberg’s team of trusted journalists as well as contributions from Bloomberg’s 2,700 business journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries.
As TSN Radio 1410 Vancouver becomes the all-new BNN Bloomberg Radio, Vancouver sports fans can continue to tune in to TSN Radio 1040 Vancouver, which retains its fan-favourite all-sports format. TSN 1040 expands its live radio broadcast schedule to feature content previously delivered by TSN 1410.
BNN Bloomberg Radio will be available for live streaming across the country through the iHeartRadio Canada app, and locally in Metro Vancouver on HD Radio at 103.5 HD3 and on 1410 AM.
Additionally, Bell Media Radio will integrate a broad array of short- and long-form radio reports from BNN Bloomberg Radio into its news/talk stations across Canada, led by The Takeaway with Amanda Lang, a daily radio update from the BNN Bloomberg host featuring updates on the most significant business news of the day.
BNN Bloomberg Radio also delivers voice-activated business news updates via the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa on phones as well as smart speakers such as Google Home and Amazon Echo Spot.
“We are proud to expand on BNN Bloomberg’s innovative approach to business news with the launch of Canada’s first business-focused radio station,” said James Stuart Hewson, Regional Vice-President, Western Canada, Radio and Local TV, Bell Media. “BNN Bloomberg Radio will be the go-to radio source for Canada’s business leaders locally in Vancouver, nationally via iHeartRadio, as well as through comprehensive business news updates on Bell Media Radio stations across the country.”
“We’d like to extend our most sincere thanks to our loyal listeners for joining in the conversation on TSN 1410,” said Robert Gray, National Program Director, TSN Radio. “Sports fans in British Columbia will continue to be very well-served by TSN’s industry-leading sports coverage, with live local team broadcasts and compelling analysis on Vancouver’s own TSN Radio 1040, as well as the 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN’s five national television feeds.”
BNN Bloomberg, Canada’s definitive source for business news, launches on Monday,April 30, providing audiences across the country with unparalleled business coverage across television, digital, and radio platforms.
BNN – Business News Network is Canada’s first English-language television and digital service devoted to helping Canadians invest, build their businesses, and protect their families’ financial well-being. Along with 12 hours of market coverage, regular news updates, and direct access to the country’s top financial minds, the network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE, and NASDAQ. BNN delivers real-time content across market-leading digital platforms including up-to-the-minute business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analysis online at BNN.ca. Listen to BNN business news reports in syndication on Bell Media Radio and other participating radio stations. BNN is a division of Bell Media.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. For more information, visit www.bloomberg.com or request a demo.
Bloomberg Media Group is the consumer-facing media organization of Bloomberg LP – the world’s leading multi-platform media company for business and finance. Bloomberg Media Group draws on 2,700 journalists in more than 120 countries, producing more than 5,000 stories a day syndicated to more than 1,000 media outlets across more than 60 countries.
About Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. 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, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also 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 British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with its CraveTV and GO video streaming services; operates multi-channel network Much Digital Studios; produces live theatrical shows via its partnership with Iconic Entertainment Studios; owns a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios, one of the largest purpose-built production studios in Canada; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.