Former radio personality becomes Canada's Next Sportscaster and Gillette
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TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Score Media Inc. in partnership with Gillette today announces that Jackie Redmond has been crowned the winner of
Gillette DRAFTED 3: The Search for Canada's Next Sportscaster. A
former radio personality, Jackie is now theScore's newest sportscaster,
contributing to theScore Television Network, ScoreMobile and theScore.com and the newest member of the Gillette spokesperson family.
In a 10-week sportscaster challenge filled with everything from
highlight challenges to mock job interviews, Jackie's stellar track
record and poise landed her the ultimate dream job.
"Jackie stood out as the one to beat from the very first challenge and
kept getting better as the competition progressed," says Greg Sansone,
Vice President, Broadcast Operations, Score Media Inc. "We're thrilled
to have her join our team at theScore and I can't wait to see all the
great things she will achieve in her career."
In addition to becoming Canada's next sportscaster, Jackie has also won
the opportunity to be a Gillette Canada spokesperson for one year.
"We are so excited to congratulate Jackie Redmond for winning Gillette
DRAFTED 3 and welcome her to the Gillette team," says Chris Lamb,
Gillette Brand Manager. "It was a fantastic season and all ten
finalists delivered under pressure, but it was Jackie's passion and
consistently strong performance that wowed the judges. Gillette has an
exciting year ahead and we're looking forward to having Jackie with
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and
authentic sports entertainment. Score Media's primary asset, theScore
Television Network ("theScore"), is a national specialty television
service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event
programming in more than 6.8 million homes across Canada. The
Company's digital media assets include theScore.com and the industry
leading mobile sports applications ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC and
SportsTap which reach over three million unique users per month.
Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 280 employees in 2011, Score
Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
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