Media Advisory - Nelson Millman, Joel Darling and others talk future of sports broadcasting in Canada at College of Sports Media

    - Innovative New College Opens in Toronto with Industry Expert Speakers
    On Hand Discussing the Future of Sports Broadcasting -

    TORONTO, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - The College of Sports Media is pleased to extend
an open invitation to attend the official media day launch marking the
inaugural year of Canada's first and only diploma granting college focused
exclusively on sports broadcasting. From its state of the art facility in
Downtown Toronto, the College of Sports Media offers a full curriculum of
career relevant training for the next generation of sports broadcasting
    Hear from industry leaders Nelson Millman, Joel Darling, Anthony Cicione
and Joe Thistle for an afternoon of panel discussion, facility tours and a
press conference to kick off this groundbreaking institution.

    Present for the discussion are the following panelists:

    Expertise    Panelist
    Moderator    The College of Sports Media: Jim Van Horne - Television
    Radio        The FAN 590: Nelson Millman - VP, GM and Program Director
                 Toronto's Sports Radio
    Television   CBC Sports: Joel Darling - Director of Production
    New Media    The Score: Anthony Cicione - VP of Programming and
    Satellite    XM Canada: Joe Thistel - Program Director of Sports, Talk

    Where: College Of Sports Media - 115 George Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2N4
    When:  Monday, Nov. 19th 2007
    Time:  12pm - 2pm

    College of Sports Media President David Lanys, "I consider it an honour
to be able to provide the foundation for future sports broadcasters. In our
pursuit to open The College of Sports Media there was one constant: it had to
be the best on all fronts - the best instructors, equipment, facility and
corporate partners. This day marks the fulfillment of our objective and we are
pleased to open our doors to showcase our incredible college to the world."
    Added Phil King, President, TSN and College of Sports Media Advisory
Board Member, "In recognizing and anticipating current and future trends the
College of Sports Media will change the way students learn, and in doing so
change the landscape of the young professional."

    Daily Agenda:

    12:00-1:00 Welcome, Registration and Tours:

    Tour the cutting edge media and classroom facilities, led by College
President David Lanys and Radio Coordinator Ray Williams. See live broadcast
training demonstrations with on-air hosts and College instructors,
Roger Lajoie and Elliotte Friedman.

    1:00-1:30 PRESS CONFERENCE - The Future of Sports Broadcasting in Canada

    Take part in discussing this fascinating topic with a stellar panel of
industry experts. Renowned TV personality and College of Sports Media
Television Coordinator, Jim Van Horne will lead the forum's four unique topics
along with their respective expert speaker.

    1:30 - 2:00 Q&A, Social Mixer

    About the College of Sports Media:

    The College of Sports Media is Canada's first and only educational
institution specializing solely in career relevant training for radio and
television sports broadcasting. Through our ground breaking curriculum,
state-of-the-art equipment and expert instructors, we are committed to
delivering the finest sports broadcasting education.
    Visit the College of Sports Media online at:

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For further information:

For further information: To register for this incredible Media Day,
please RSVP your attendance to: Richelle Whitford, Account Manager,, (416) 503-8362 ext.229, 1-866-782-7836

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