Corus Radio’s Y108 is pleased to announce that Hamilton’s own Shelley Marshall joins The Ben McVie Show weekdays from 5:30 to 9:30 a.m. as co-host beginning December 19, 2013. Marshall will be filling in for Shawna Whalen, who is on maternity leave.

Named Best New Discovery by Now Magazine and nominated Best Female Stand Up in Canada at the Canadian Comedy Awards, Marshall is a kaleidoscope of comedic talent who captivates audiences with her brave and bawdy style. A graduate of Second City, Marshall produced and starred in the hit touring show The Full Bawdy Comedy Show and one woman show Hold Mommy’s Cigarette this summer. Marshall can also be seen on the OWN Network and The Ron James Show in recent television roles.

“We are excited to have Shelley take the on-air seat alongside Ben McVie,” said Jim McCourtie, Brand Director, Y108. “Her edgy sense of humour is sure to make our listeners laugh-out-loud every morning.”

Y108 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, children’s animation and animation software. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), Cosmopolitan TV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 37 radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, 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 Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Lorraine Zarb
Project Manager, Communications
416.479.6129
lorraine.zarb@corusent.com
Magda Krpan
Director, Communications, Radio
416.479.6054
magda.krpan@corusent.com

 


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