TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's pre-eminent musicologist and
authority in rock music, Alan Cross, returns to 102.1 the Edge, Toronto's alternative radio station. Details regarding Alan's new role
will be announced in early fall.
"Alan Cross is synonymous with alternative music - he's credible,
authentic and true to the Edge brand," said Dave Farough, General
Manager, Corus Radio Toronto. "Having Alan back represents the next
phase of the station's evolution - returning to its music-based roots
with intelligent conversation."
"I spent a long time at the Edge -- 1986 through 2011 -- so it feels
good to be back in the fold," said Alan Cross. "A lot of people will
say the Edge is my natural home, so let's pick up where we left off,
About 102.1 the Edge
Long regarded as Canada's most influential alternative station, 102.1
the Edge (CFNY-FM), is home to Diamond & Dye weekday mornings, Carols Benevides middays, Fred & Mel in afternoon drive and Adam Ricard in the evenings. Tune in to 102.1
the Edge on the FM dial or listen live at www.edge.ca.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment
company that creates, broadcasts and licenses content across a variety
of platforms for audiences around the world. The Company's portfolio of
multimedia offerings encompasses specialty television and radio with
additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting,
children's book publishing, children's animation and animation
software. Corus' brands include YTV, TELETOON, ABC Spark, W Network,
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), HBO Canada, Historia and Séries+,
as well as Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 39 radio stations
including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh FM
London, JUMP! 106.9, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. A publicly traded
company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B).
Experience Corus on the web at corusent.com
SOURCE: Corus Entertainment Inc.
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