Winning tech junkie to host segments on the first ever Wired Road Trip



    stopping at Canada's coolest summer events

    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - G4techTV Canada unveils the top ten Tech Junkie
(TJ) hopefuls vying to host this summer's Wired Road Trip. Since the contest
was announced in February 2007, entries from across Canada have been pouring
in. After narrowing hundreds of entries ranging from wacky, tech savvy gaming
gurus to spirited reporters and future starlets, G4techTV Canada will hand
over the final decision-making to the public. Viewers can cast their votes
starting April 2, 2007 when video submissions will be available on G4Tech TV
website (www.g4techtv.ca). Online votes will determine the first ever Wired TJ
to be announced Friday, April 13, 2007.
    The chosen Wired TJ will visit cities across Canada on an electrifying
journey of digital know-how, introducing viewers to the latest gaming, digital
entertainment and gadgets. The Wired Road Trip will kick off in Montreal, the
weekend of the Grand Prix, and then set out to visit some of the Country's
hottest summer events appearing online and on-air on G4TechTV via weekly video
podcasts and broadcasted segments inviting viewers around the world to join in
this exciting journey.
    The finalists range in age from 18 to 25 and their resumes boast
backgrounds in broadcast journalism, acting and experience as web masters and
gaming experts. All ten contestants share a love for technology and a keen
sense of adventure. Online voting will take place between April 2, with the
polls closing at midnight on April 10, 2007.

    
    The Wired Road Trip Tech Junkie Finalists are:

    1.  Timothy Furness               Sechelt, BC
    2.  Tyler Gibson                  Sechelt, BC
    3.  Jarrett Moffatt               Winnipeg, MB
    4.  Brad Moore                    St. Thomas, ON
    5.  Brenna Pierson                Airdrie, AB
    6.  Gordon Relph                  Veron, BC
    7.  Stephen Saylor                St. Catharines, ON
    8.  Michael Thai Nguyen           Mississauga, ON
    9.  David Willson                 Markham, ON
    10. Ari Zilnik                    Richmond Hill, ON
    

    About G4techTV in Canada
    ------------------------

    G4techTV Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001.
G4techTV is the one and only 24-hour television network that is plugged into
every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Co-owned by Comcast
Corporation (G4 Media inc.) and Rogers Media Inc., the channel airs more than
24 original series. G4techTV is available on digital cable and satellite. For
more information, see www.g4techtv.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Lisa Mills, Media Profile, T: (416) 504-8464,
mills@mediaprofile.com


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890