National Post's Bruce Arthur Joins TSN RADIO 1050 and TSN THE REPORTERS WITH DAVE HODGE

- Arthur will appear on Mondays as co-host of TSN RADIO 1050's afternoon drive show CYBULSKI & COMPANY with host James Cybulski -
- Arthur also joins TSN THE REPORTERS WITH DAVE HODGE as a panellist alongside host Dave Hodge -
- TSN RADIO 1050 will be available to sports fans in the Greater Toronto area on AM 1050 and nationally online at TSN.ca and on the TSN MOBILE app for BlackBerry and iPhone -


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TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ - One of Canada's most popular sportswriters contributes his voice to TSN, as the network today announced that National Post sports columnist Bruce Arthur has joined Canada's Sports Leader.

Arthur will appear on TSN RADIO 1050 as co-host of CYBULSKI & COMPANY on Mondays, alongside afternoon drive host, James Cybulski.  He makes his debut on Canada's newest all-sports radio station on Monday, April 18, following the launch of TSN RADIO 1050 on Wednesday, April 13.

In addition to his role on TSN RADIO 1050, Arthur will also join host Dave Hodge as a regular panellist on the critically-acclaimed weekly magazine show, TSN THE REPORTERS WITH DAVE HODGE, airing Sundays at 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN.

Arthur, a 2010 National Newspaper Awards finalist and one of the most influential journalists on Twitter, will continue in his role as national sports columnist for the National Post.

"Bruce is one of the brightest, young sports journalists in Canada," said Mark Milliere, Senior Vice-President, TSN.  "Whether it's in his column, on the radio, on TV or on Twitter, Bruce's perspective is always smart and always on the mark."

"I don't know anyone who doesn't like James Cybulski, though I can't necessarily say the same for his three-piece suits.  Luckily, this is radio, and what he's wearing won't matter, and we'll have a hell of a lot of fun," said Arthur.  "As for THE REPORTERS, I love the show, and I'm simply honoured to work with Dave Hodge. He's a legend in this business for a reason, and I just hope I don't ever cause him to flip his pen in disgust."

A veteran sportswriter, Arthur has been with the National Post since 2001.  He covered the Toronto Raptors for five years before being named the newspaper's Toronto sports columnist in 2007.  In 2008, Arthur became the Post's national sports columnist and has since covered major events such as the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Grey Cup, the Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games and the VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES.  Last year he was featured on ESPN's AROUND THE HORN, making him the first Canadian journalist to appear on the network's daily sports debate program.  Arthur is also very active on Twitter with more than 8,000 followers on the social media website.

The next evolution of the TSN brand, TSN RADIO 1050 will feature best-in-class analysis from TSN's sports experts and insiders and coverage of live sporting events such as Toronto Argonauts games during the 2011 CFL season, along with original programming during the week.  Launching on Wednesday, April 13, TSN RADIO 1050 will be available to sports fans in the Greater Toronto area on AM 1050 and nationally online at TSN.ca and on the TSN MOBILE app for BlackBerry, iPhone and iPad.

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TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and Canada's most-watched specialty network. Delivering more sports coverage in High Definition than any other network in Canada, TSN's comprehensive broadcast schedule features an exciting lineup of sports including NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, the IIHF World Junior Championship, Season of Champions Curling, Golf's Majors, F1, NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series, Grand Slam Tennis, EURO 2012 and 2016, the Tour de France, NCAA March Madness tournament and Championship Boxing events.  TSN properties include TSN2, TSN MOBILE and the industry-leading sports website TSN.ca.  Official broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

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For further information:

Greg McIsaac, (w) 416.384.5180, (c) 416.458.3591, greg.mcisaac@bellmedia.ca
Chobi Liang, (w) 416.384.7584, (c) 416.859.4738, chobi.liang@bellmedia.ca
Renee Rouse, (w) 416.384.7599, (c) 416.428.4807, renee.rouse@bellmedia.ca

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