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Feature - 2013 October 17

THANKSGIVING 12 HOUR FOOD BANK DRIVE IN BROCKVILLE

103.7 BOB-FM AND 104.9 JRFM MORNING SHOWS TEAM UP TO FILL-UP

Taking place over two days leading up to the Thanksgiving weekend, 103.7 BOB-FM Bob's Breakfast with Jamieson & Jenn kicked off the first ever "Fill Up" on Thursday, October 10th broadcasting live for 12 hours at Real Canadian Superstore. Then on Friday, 104.9 JRFM's The Breakfast Club with Bruce & Taylor rounded out the two-day food drive and fundraiser, broadcasting live from Brett's valu-mart for 12 hours in the Brockville Shopping Centre. Taylor is pictured here with the generous donation from Sherwood Park Manor of 28 food bags. The first ever live-to-air 'Fill-Up' event helped the Brockville and Area Food Bank to raise over 24,000lbs of food and $29,000 cash. Special guests included Brockville Mayor Dave Henderson, MP Gord Brown, MPP Steve Clark, local police, fire fighters, cheerleaders, pirates (yes really) and players from the Brockville Braves. Volunteers from the local Rotary Clubs stepped up to collect and sort all of the donations, local schools also participated in the food drive.

"We are proud to support our community, and it was our privilege to unite with our loyal listeners, clients, and residents across Brockville with a live-to-air, two-day event, held in the spirit of giving back," said Scott McGregor, Program Director, Bell Media Brockville.

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Press Releases - 2011 September 10

"THE SECRET HISTORY OF ROCK WITH ALAN CROSS"

NEW CONTENT PARTNERSHIP WITH ORBYT MEDIA

Press release announcement of the return of Alan Cross to the airwaves with a brand new 2-hour weekly show accompagnied by a 50-second daily feature. The SECRET HISTORY OF ROCK WITH ALAN CROSS is a music flow program focusing on the alternative movement spanning the 70's, 80's and 90's; written and hosted by the 'Godfather of Modern Rock' - an icon in the music and broadcasting industry. The program debuts October 11th on boom 97.3 in Toronto and radio stations across Canada. Read more

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Press Releases - 2011 August 02

THERE'S SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR!

<< NEW >> ROCK DETENTE TO BE REVEALED AUGUST 18TH

Get ready for this exciting makeover; new exciting musical programming & lots of surprises! SUPER PARTY DE LA RENTRÉE will take place August 22nd at the Centre Bell in Montreal to celebrate the 'new colours' of RockDétente. IMA, Sylvain Cossette, Girls wanna have fun & Glass Tiger will be performing for 5,000 Invited RockDétente Listeners. Ça se fête!

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Press Releases - 2011 February 04

106.9 THE BEAR IS BACK!

OTTAWA'S BEST ROCK HERALDED BY A FAMILIAR GROWL

The legendary Astral Radio ROCK brand is back; a return to more of the rock music Ottawa listeners know and love & the features that resonate with the station's core audience. From the Press Release, Brand Director Bruce Gilbert explains the return to THE BEAR brand is in response to popular demand in the Nation's Capital. UFC 129 in Toronto is one of the upcoming rock & roll road trips to win!

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Feature - 2010 August 31

FALL 2010 RADIO PROGRAMMING

A NEW BROADCAST YEAR

Lots of notes to take to keep up on the ongoing radio programming updates announced for the new broadcast year. Rock Détente & NRJ Programming Launch details were revealed mid-August in Montreal. Rock Détente programming was "The result of extensive public consultations"; nearly 8000 people filled out an online survey on the station's musical and content. The NRJ launch party video capture the recharged enthusiasm of the celebrity on-air hosts; including the insanely popular Grandes Gueules "dancing". 2010/2011 NRJ Programming Guide (French).  Revitalized format for EZ Rock stations across markets with 97.5 EZ Rock in London, being the latest to announce the launch of  a "New Sound and New Look" geared to Females 25-44.

Astral Radio is currently in the process of migrating the websites of its 83 radio stations to a new interactive platform that allows for customized content for advertisers. Your Account Executive can answer all questions or e-mail us at sales@astralradioplus.com.

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Tags : Radio Programming, RockDetente, NRJ, 97.5 EZ Rock, Interactive