Press Release - Ready, Set - JUMP! 106.9 Hits Ottawa March 31, 2014

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Ready, Set - JUMP! 106.9 Hits Ottawa March 31, 2014

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(Ottawa, Canada) The antidote for a long harsh winter is finally here! Today at 11 a.m., Corus Radio launches a brand new contemporary hit radio station, JUMP! 106.9, (CKQB-FM), in the Nation’s Capital.

JUMP! 106.9 will be unique in the market with a core playlist of the biggest names in music, including Katy Perry, Pitbull, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars, spinning a mix of top artists delivered in 90 minute non-stop blocks. It’s Ottawa’s newest destination for the best in Top 40, pop culture and celebrity gossip wrapped around punchy banter in a truly on-air and online immersive experience.

Morning drive will be anchored by Jay Hat from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. followed by Jenna Mo middays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and The Saint in afternoon drive from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rounding out the on-air lineup is Mr. D weekday evenings from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. with weekends featuring Heyray and Amy Volume.

“JUMP! 106.9 is a unique, innovative and upbeat on-air and online listening experience that is new to our city and our audiences,” said Mark Dickie, General Manager, Corus Radio Ottawa. “JUMP! 106.9 will capture the spirit and lifestyle of the social media savvy modern pop consumer.”

As part of the station’s launch, an extensive marketing, advertising and social media campaign reflective of the fun, young and vibrant JUMP! 106.9 brand is rolling out in Ottawa proper and surrounding areas. Jumpradio.ca, the station’s website, is a fully-mobile responsive, pop music-focused hub that will merge social and real-time content to the station’s social feeds. The station’s App platform is a real-time hang out for the JUMP! audience that allows listeners to connect with the radio personalities as well as other fans of the station.

To kick off the JUMP! 106.9 launch, listeners will have the opportunity to win concert tickets to Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and more by engaging with the station through its social media channels.

For non-stop hits 24/7, tune into JUMP! 106.9 online at jumpradio.ca, on the Corus Radio mobile app, or listen live at 106.9 FM in the Ottawa region.

JUMP! 106.9 is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company that creates, broadcasts and licenses content across a variety of platforms for audiences around the world. The Company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing, children’s animation and animation software. Corus’ brands include YTV, TELETOON, ABC Spark, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), HBO Canada, Historia and Séries+, as well as Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 39 radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh FM London, JUMP! 106.9, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com

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For more information, please contact:

Magda Krpan
Director, Communications, Radio
Corus Entertainment
416.479.6054

magda.krpan@corusent.com

Lorraine Zarb
Project Manager, Communications
Corus Entertainment
416.479.6129

lorraine.zarb@corusent.com









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