BRO JAKE and the ROCK STAR

(Vancouver, Canada) Celebrating its 40th year of classic rock in Vancouver, Classic Rock 101 is thrilled to announce that legendary Canadian rock icon Mike Reno of Loverboy has joined the dynamic on-air lineup at Rock 101 as the new co-host of The Brother Jake Show starting on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. The Brother Jake Show airs weekdays from 5:30 to 10 a.m.

Since 1980, Loverboy has sold millions of records worldwide and even more with movies like Top Gun and Footloose. Reno remains a major figure in Canadian music celebrating more than 30 years with Loverboy this year.  In addition to holding the record for most Juno Awards ever received by a single artist, Mike and Loverboy were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 2009 Juno Awards.  Mike and Loverboy will continue to perform across North America throughout the year.

Since signing on the air in 1970, Classic Rock 101 has continued to provide listeners with memorable programming and the most talked about promotions in Vancouver. The station features a team of veterans with pride and passion for rock ‘n’ roll and the artists who created it. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Classic Rock 101 is thanking its loyal listeners by throwing a year-long bash full of surprises and special events.

Classic Rock 101 (CFMI-FM) is Vancouver’s classic rock station featuring The Bro Jake Show with Bro Jake Edwards and Mike Reno in the morning, weekdays from 5:30 to 10 a.m., classic rock historian Robin Larose middays and Vancouver radio icons Dean and Hatch in the afternoon drive. Part of Corus Radio’s network of classic rock stations, Classic Rock 101 also features the premiere Canadian classic rock documentary program, The Legends of Classic Rock with Jeff Woods. Listen to Classic Rock 101 on the FM dial, online at  www.Rock101.com or download the new Rock 101 app for your iPhone.

Classic Rock 101 is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CFOX, CKOI, 98,5 FM, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) exchange. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For more information, contact:

Dunner
Program Director, Classic Rock 101
604.331.2851


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