CTV NEWS AT SIX to Simulcast Live on NEWSTALK 1290, Starting Monday

— June 19, 2014

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LONDON (June 19, 2014) NEWSTALK 1290 today announced the addition of CTV NEWS AT SIX to its weekday lineup. Beginning Monday, June 23 at 6 p.m. ET, NEWSTALK 1290 listeners will be treated to a simulcast of the supper-hour newscast from the region’s #1 newsroom, CTV News London.

In addition, NEWSTALK 1290 has enlisted the expertise of CTV News London senior anchor Tara Overholt to deliver the latest breaking news and the biggest stories of the day. Every hour and on the half-hour from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET each weekday, Overholt will keep listeners in the know with up-to-the-minute news briefs, setting the stage for NEWSTALK 1290’s roster of compelling talk shows to continue the conversation with loyal listeners.

“CTV News is London’s go-to destination for breaking news,” said Don Mumford, Regional Vice-President, Radio and Local TV. “Our all-encompassing 24/7 news coverage, with the addition of NEWSTALK 1290 and our Bell Media websites, is simply unmatched; we continue to provide more of the news that matters to London residents and the surrounding region.”




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About Bell Media Radio

Bell Media Radio is Canada’s top ranked radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada, including Virgin Radio, Canada’s #1 ranked contemporary hit radio network, along with top brands TSN, CHUM FM, and EZ Rock. Recognizing the diversity of each market it serves, Bell Media Radio has a strong reputation for providing exemplary service to these communities and is a leader in innovative programming. In addition to music, news, weather, and sports, listeners also tune-in for information on local politics, events, entertainment, and other community issues. Across Canada, Bell Media Radio is the largest radio provider and is ranked first in people reached and hours tuned.

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For more information, please contact:

Steve Young, NewsTalk 1290, CTV London, 519.686.8810 or steve.young@bellmedia.ca Jon-Ross Gabriel, Bell Media Radio, 416.384.6836 or jon-ross.gabriel@bellmedia.ca Patricia Garcia, Bell Media Radio, 416.384.2645 or patricia.garcia@bellmedia.ca