(Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment is pleased to announce the appointment of Lars Wunsche, General Manager, Southwestern Ontario for Corus Radio, effective immediately.

With this appointment, Lars will assume overall responsibility of Corus Radio’s markets in London/Woodstock (AM980, 103.1 Fresh Radio, FM96 and Country 104), Kitchener (91.5 The Beat and 107.5 Dave Rocks) and Guelph (1460 CJOY and Magic 106.1).

“Lars brings solid leadership skills, operational experience and strong revenue-generating capabilities to our Corus radio stations in Southwestern Ontario,” said Mario Cecchini, President, Corus Radio and Corus Média. “We are confident Lars will continue to grow market share and revenues in those Corus markets.”

Most recently, Lars was General Sales Manager, National Sales, for Corus Radio responsible for national sales and Corus’ relationship with Canadian Broadcast Sales (CBS).  Prior to that, he served as General Sales Manager for Corus Radio Toronto where he successfully led the growth of local direct business, and was also General Manager, Corus Radio Kitchener where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of 91.5 The Beat and 107.5 Dave Rocks.

Lars will report to Mario Cecchini.

Corus Entertainment Inc. is 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, Rock 101, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh Radio, 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

416.479.6054

magda.krpan@corusent.com

Lorraine Zarb

Project Manager

416.479.6129

lorraine.zarb@corusent.com