- Duo to debut behind the desk Sunday, Feb. 9 as part of special daily
Connected broadcasts during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games -
- Produced out of Vancouver, refreshed weekday morning show begins March
TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Sportsnet announced today that James Cybulski and Caroline Cameron are the new hosts of the morning edition of Connected, airing weekdays at 6 a.m. local time on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific. Delivering can't-miss news paired with a healthy dose of humour, the
vibrant duo will make their debut behind the Connected desk on Sunday, Feb. 9 in a special edition of Connected that complements Sportsnet's daily coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympic
On Monday, March 17, Cameron and Cybulski will settle into their regular one-hour Connected morning broadcast that will air on an hourly loop throughout the
weekday mornings. (Visit sportsnet.ca for broadcast schedule).
Based out of the new, state-of-the-art Connected studio in Vancouver, Cameron and Cybulski will start the morning off right for Canadian sports fans with a
refreshing blend of entertainment, highlights and special features.
Familiar faces joining Cybulski and Cameron for regular appearances
include award-winning journalists and Sportsnet analysts Stephen Brunt
and Damien Cox.
"James and Caroline have exceptional chemistry on the desk together,
bringing fresh energy and insight to the morning edition of Connected,"
said Scott Woodgate, Vice President, News and Information, Sportsnet.
"They have sound sports knowledge and sharp wit that will resonate with
Canadian sports fans of all ages."
Veteran broadcaster Cybulski joined Sportsnet in 2013, anchoring the
Pacific edition of Connected. He brings more than 20 years of sports broadcasting experience,
including covering the Stanley Cup Final, several Olympic Games, the
World Series, NBA finals, the Grey Cup, the World Junior Hockey
Championship, the World Figure Skating Championship and more. In 2011,
Cybulski won the Gemini Award for Best Sports Feature for his piece on
the relationship between Terry Fox and Jay Triano, while the previous
year he was nominated for Best Sports Reporting for his work at
Cameron began her broadcasting career as a reporter and producer for
Rogers TV in London, ON before becoming an intern at Sportsnet 590 The
FAN. Rising through the ranks at Rogers, Cameron provided sports
updates for News and Sportsnet throughout the last two years. During
her time with Sportsnet, Cameron has covered a wide range of live
events as a reporter, and has written for sportsnet.ca. An avid tennis player and blogger, Cameron lists court-side reporting
at the 2013 Rogers Cup as a career highlight.
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Canadian leader in NHL and MLB television broadcasts and is home to 162
Toronto Blue Jays games, plus MLB Playoffs and the World Series.
Sportsnet is an official licensed broadcaster of the 2014 FIFA World
Cup BrazilTM and also offers an exciting sports lineup including the NFL, the
Memorial Cup, CIS Vanier Cup, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Grand Slam of Curling, IndyCar, the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, and
extensive soccer programming including Barclays Premier League, UEFA
Champions League, UEFA Europa League, CONCACAF and Canadian national
team matches for men and women. Connected is the network's nightly news program, providing regional and national
coverage of the day's events in the world of sports.
Image with caption: "Sportsnet announces James Cybulski and Caroline Cameron as new Connected morning anchors (CNW Group/Rogers Media)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140123_C4671_PHOTO_EN_35790.jpg
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