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TORONTO (June 25, 2014) – Business News Network (BNN) - Canada’s only television channel devoted exclusively to business and financial news – today announced its expansion into the delivery of breaking business and financial news updates on Canadian radio. The extension into radio follows BNN’s new production agreement with Orbyt Media, Canada’s premier radio content syndication group. Beginning Wednesday, July 2, Canadians can tune their radio dials to catch BNN’s up-to-the-minute market updates and financial analysis in syndication on participating radio stations in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, and Saskatchewan.
The business briefs are slated to air every hour from 5 a.m. local time into the evening, providing listeners with easy-to-understand snapshots of global markets and breakout stock performers, while providing a glance at the latest developments throughout the day.
“As Canada’s only television service dedicated to delivering business and financial news, BNN is delighted to expand its reach to radio listeners across the country,” said Jack Fleishmann, General Manager, BNN. “A presence across national radio stations provides another avenue for audiences to receive the most up-to-date financial news, insight, and analysis, allowing BNN to help listeners stay well-informed, both at home and on-the-go.”
“We are extremely excited with the addition of BNN news updates to some of Canada’s most listened to radio stations,” said Chris Gordon, President, Bell Media Radio and Local TV. “Bringing segments of BNN’s first class business news to our existing programming slate is a mutually beneficial collaboration for both our stations and our listeners.”
Shared directly from the BNN radio news desk, the BNN updates can be heard on the following radio stations:
· 98.5 EZ ROCK Summerland
· 800 AM EZ ROCK Penticton
· 1240 AM EZ ROCK Osoyoos
· AM 1150 Kelowna
· CFAX 1070 Victoria
· AM 1250 Steinbach
· CFAM Radio 950 Altona
· CJRB Radio 1220 Boissevan
· 103.9 FM CHOK Sarnia
· AM 800 CKLW Windsor
· NEWSTALK 610 St. Catherines
· NEWSTALK 1010 Toronto
· NEWSTALK 1290 London
· CJAD 800 AM Montréal
· CK 750 Melfort
Additionally, the BNN updates are set to appear on the Canadian Forces Network Europe, which services a variety of military outposts across the continent including Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium.
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BNN – Business News Network is Canada's only television service devoted exclusively to business and finance news with wall-to-wall coverage of the markets. The network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE and NASDAQ. Listen to BNN live every weekday on SiriusXM entertainment channel Canada Talks (167) at 9 a.m., 12 noon, and 6 p.m. ET, providing Canadian investors with the latest business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analyses. BNN is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more information about BNN, visit www.bnn.ca.
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