Sue Smith to host CBC Radio One's Radio Noon



    MONTREAL, Feb. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Beginning March 16, well known
broadcaster Sue Smith will be joining Radio Noon (weekdays from 12 to 2 pm on
CBC Radio One) as the show's host. Smith currently hosts CBC Television's
lifestyle show Living Montreal (weekdays at 3 pm).
    This new position is a return to her roots for Smith, who began her
career in radio in the late 80's. "I'm thrilled to be back on radio," said
Smith. "I have always loved its intimacy, and as a passionate Quebecer, I look
forward to talking with fellow Quebecers from across the province."
    "Sue is a generous, curious and passionate broadcaster. We're delighted
to have Sue as the new host of Radio Noon," said Patricia Pleszczynska,
Managing Director of CBC Radio and Television in Quebec. "Throughout her
career, most recently as host of Living Montreal, Sue has met countless
Montrealers in their neighbourhoods, and has been closely involved in her
community."
    "As the only English language news and phone-in program heard across the
province, Radio Noon is a truly unique forum for conversation for all
listeners. I'm happy that Quebecers will be able to share their thoughts and
views with Sue," said Pleszczynska.

    CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its
largest cultural institutions. With 28 services offered on Radio, Television,
the Internet, satellite radio, digital audio, as well as through its record
and music distribution service and wireless WAP and SMS messaging services,
CBC/Radio-Canada is available how, where, and when Canadians want it. A guide
to local frequencies can be found at cbc.ca/frequency.




For further information:

For further information: Aviva Herman, CBC Communications, (514)
597-6665, aviva_herman@cbc.ca

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