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January 5, 2022


A Little More Conversation with Ben O’Hara-Byrne to Air Weeknights Across Canada

Debuts on January 10, 2022


For Immediate Release

VANCOUVER, January 5, 2022Corus Talk Radio announced today that former Global National international correspondent Ben O’Hara-Byrne is returning home to host A Little More Conversation with Ben O’Hara-Byrne airing nationally weeknights from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. to 1 a.m ET. The show will debut on Corus Radio’s seven AM stations beginning January 10, 2022. Driven by the veteran reporter’s curiosity, the show will feature compelling stories, diverse viewpoints, thoughtful questions and frank conversations on topics that matter to all Canadians.

Ben brings more than 20 years of journalism experience, having reported extensively from Canada, Asia and Europe. He began his broadcasting career in radio in Quebec City before moving to TV reporting with Global News in Montreal and Toronto, Global National in Ottawa, and Beijing as the network’s Asia Correspondent. While at Global, he was awarded both the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) award and Edward R. Murrow Award for his news coverage. He was also the CTV Bureau Chief in London and Beijing for five years. Additionally, Ben previously previously served as a TV network bureau chief in London, UK, a news anchor in Victoria B.C., and contributing columnist for the Star Vancouver. Following in his mother’s footsteps to become a broadcaster, he studied journalism at Concordia University and political science at McGill University. Born and raised in Montreal with time spent in Edmonton, Ben now resides in British Columbia where he will report from primarily.

A Little More Conversation with Ben O’Hara-Byrne provides a forum to explore issues that unite and divide Canadians, fostering a better understanding of what matters and why. From politics to public health, diplomacy to discrimination, affordability to artificial intelligence, and the environment to entertainment, the show will deliver a fresh approach to current affairs from a genuinely Canadian perspective. Each night, Ben will bring knowledge, warmth and humour to his conversations and share compelling stories about topics and issues that affect our country.

“I’m thrilled to return to the Corus family and excited to embark on this incredible journey of talk radio,” said Ben O’Hara-Byrne. “I look forward to connecting with audiences right across the country each weeknight for an informative, engaging and entertaining evening.”

“We’re pleased to welcome back respected journalist Ben O’Hara-Byrne to this new role on the Corus Radio team,” said Larry Gifford, National Director of Talk Radio, Corus Entertainment. “His wealth of experience in news reporting, sharp perspective, and passion and dedication for sharing stories will be sure to keep listeners engaged.”

Show can be heard at these stations/times:
980 CKNW at 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
770 CHQR & 630 CHED at 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
680 CJOB at 9 p.m. – midnight
AM900 CHML, 980 CFPL, 640 Toronto at 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

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About Corus Entertainment
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 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News,, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit

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Director, Communications, Global News & Corus Radio