2008 JUNO Awards Media Conference - Tuesday, February 5th -



    Nominees, Canadian Music Hall of Fame Recipient, Additional Performers
    and Host of The 2008 JUNO Awards will be revealed

    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:  The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) along
           with broadcast partner CTV, will be naming this year's nominees
           vying for Canada's Music Awards, along with a special announcement
           of the 2008 Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipient. CTV will also
           announce new performers to the line up and reveal the Host for The
           2008 JUNO Awards. The Host along with members of Alexisonfire,
           Finger Eleven and Measha Brueggergosman will be announcing
           nominees in 10 categories.

    WHEN:  Tuesday, February 5th
           8:15 AM, media sign-in

    WHERE: The Fairmont Royal York
           100 Front St. W., Imperial Room

    WHO:   (By order of appearance)
           -  Susanne Boyce, President, Creative, Content and Channels,
              CTV Inc.
           -  Host of The 2008 JUNO Awards (will also help announce
              nominations in two categories)
           -  Nominations in eight categories read by members of
              Alexisonfire, Finger Eleven and Measha Brueggergosman
           -  Melanie Berry, CARAS President announces Canadian Music Hall of
              Fame inductee
           -  Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipient
           -  Susanne Boyce, CTV, to announce new performers added for The
              2008 JUNO Awards broadcast
           -  Stephen Stohn, Chair of CARAS

    The 2008 JUNO Awards media conference will also be transmitted live across
Canada by satellite on Tuesday, February 5th. Broadcast details and signal
coordinates are confirmed as follows:

        TIME OF FEED:              08:20 - 09:00 (EST) apx 15
                                   Press conference to start at 08:38 (EST)

        Satellite Coordinates:     Anik F2C 1B (analogue)
                                   Downlink Freq: 3740 Mhz Vertical
                                   Audio subcarriers 6.2 and 6.8

        Director's Call Dial-In:   1-866-440-8937
                                   ID: 9182324 (followed by the number sign)
    

    For technical information DURING the feed, call: Dome Productions, (416)
332-7066





For further information:

For further information: about the 2008 JUNO Awards media conference,
please contact Holmes Creative Communications: Chris McDowall, (416) 628-5648,
cmcdowall@hccink.com; Tiffany Astle, (416) 628-5603, tastle@hccink.com

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