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Industry - 2010 March 12

999 AWARD-WINNING RADIO FREQUENCY

CMW - 2010 CANADIAN MUSIC AND BROADCAST INDUSTRY AWARDS

Decided upon by industry vote, the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards celebrate the very best RADIO has to offer with an annual gala held during Canadian Music Week to recognize outstanding achievement. Astral Media Radio's 999 Virgin Radio, the #1 Hit Music Station in Toronto was named 'Station Of The Year - CHR' at this year's ceremony held March 11th. It was a sweep in the 'Small Market' category for Astral's 99.9 SUN-FM Kelowna named 'Station of the Year' with Darren Robertson recognized as 'Music Director of the Year' and Mark Burley awarded 'Program Director of the Year'. Congratulations!

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Industry - 2009 December 08

FALL 2009 - BBM CANADA DIARY-HARMONIZATION

CHECKLIST OF CHANGES TO DEMOGRAPHICS REPORTING

Fall 2009 BBM Survey Release is December 10th.
Here is a checklist to take note of the updated RADIO diary demographic profile information:
Education has been replaced by two questions "What was the highest level of education completed?" and "In the past 12 months have you attended school, college, CEGEP or university?" 
> Household Income - There is a new income break for total annual household income ($125,00 - $149,000), the top level is now $150,000 or more.
> Marital Status - Answer option 'engaged to be married' has been deleted.
> Non-Working Category - Previously respondent status of those employed or working less than 30 hours per week, now applies to 20 hours per week or less.

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Industry - 2009 October 19

CRYSTAL AWARDS ENTRIES - NOVEMBER 2ND FAST APPROACHING

TO WIN YOU MUST ENTER

The RMB Crystal Awards may seem like a long way off - Canada's premier radio creative competition takes place March 11, 2010 as part of Canadian Music Week. However the call for entries to take a shot at winning the $10,000 Platininum Grand Prize ends at 9:00am EST on November 2, 2009. Four easy steps... ENTER NOW

Be sure to visit: "Crystal Winners Speak Out" to hear 'Experts' all-time favorite spots' & watch the video to find out what RMB Crystal Awards Winners & Judges have to say about making RADIO MAGIC.

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Industry - 2009 September 28

MOBILE SUPERSTORE 61215

3 Downloads Only 6$/Month : "Answer Your Phone!"

Astral Media Radio has launched an Internet site to offer a centralized platform for downloading musical ringtones compatible with most Canadian cellphone carriers. 61215.ca ‘The Mobile Superstore’/’La Boutique Mobile’ has a variety of ringtone & wallpaper categories to choose from. Top ringtones include ‘Beggin’ by Madcon and Linkin Park’s ‘New Divide’. >2 ringtones + 1 wallpaper for $6!

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Industry - 2009 March 06

RMB CRYSTAL AWARDS

COME FOR THE INSPIRATION. STAY FOR THE HARDWARE.

The RMB presents the prestigious Crystal Awards, Canada’s only awards show dedicated to excellence in Radio creative.  The Crystal Awards honour outstanding achievement in agency and station creative from across Canada, showcase innovation & celebrate creative from a broad range of industry sectors.  

Ten Exciting Categories, Ten Opportunities to Win - One Grand Prize of $10,000!  The 2009 Gala Luncheon held in conjunction with Canadian Music Week (CMW) takes place Thursday, March 12th at the Royal York in Toronto.  Last year the Platinum Award - $10,000 Best In Show Award went to DDB Canada for the Philips Canada 'Gardening / Decorating / Household Tips' campaign.

Tickets are still available and include entry to the 2009 Creative Summit - "From a leading roster of North American experts - hints, tips and ideas to boost radio commercial effectiveness." Speaker Dan Price, President, Oink ink Radio.  

More information from the RMB - 'Inspiration for Breakfast. Fame for Lunch.'

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