GLOBAL LETHBRIDGE MOVES DOWNTOWN ON
Members of the Global Lethbridge team in their new downtown space.
For Immediate Release
LETHBRIDGE, October 7, 2019 – Global Lethbridge officially opens the doors to its new downtown space today. Southern Alberta’s oldest television station moves to the heart of the city as part of an ongoing dedication to being a visible member of the Lethbridge community. The new central location will continue to allow Global Lethbridge to respond to breaking news both in the city and across southern Alberta.
“We are committed to being a staple of the community and our presence downtown is a testament to that,” said Liam Nixon, News Manager, Global Lethbridge. “We are excited to continuously strengthen our relationships with our new downtown neighbours, many of whom are locally-owned businesses, in an ongoing effort to always share the stories that matter most to our great city.”
Global Lethbridge originally launched as CJHL TV on November 20, 1955, joining the Global TV network in 2000. It is known as one of Southern Alberta’s first television stations, committed to local content for the past six decades, continuing to be the only TV station delivering local newscasts weeknights at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. The team remains steadfast in its drive to deliver the stories of the community, including award-winning coverage taking viewers directly to where the news is happening, when it happens. Global Lethbridge welcomes this opportunity to begin a new chapter in the station’s long-rooted history.
Global Lethbridge is part of the Corus Entertainment Network.
Global is a Corus Entertainment Network and is available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Channels.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 35 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.
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