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Rick Gibbons Joins Ottawa’s 1310 NEWS, Beginning November 27

Renowned broadcaster and journalist Rick Gibbons returns to radio to host The Rick Gibbons Show, airing weekdays from 1 to 3 p.m. on Rogers Media’s 1310 NEWS –

OTTAWA (November 14, 2017) Ottawa radio listeners will once again share their afternoons with celebrated broadcaster, journalist, and community leader Rick Gibbons. Returning to the airwaves on Monday, Nov. 27, Gibbons will host The Rick Gibbons Show each weekday from 1 to 3 p.m. on Rogers Radio station 1310 NEWS. The fan-favourite host will take listener calls and discuss the day’s hot topics in Ottawa, as well as national and global issues.

“We’re excited to bring our audiences one of Ottawa’s most respected and engaging media personalities,” said Mark Campbell, Director of News and Programming, 1310 NEWS. “Not afraid to ask the tough questions, Gibbons gets to the heart of the issues he explores on his show.”

With a career in media that spans more than 40 years, Gibbons will draw on his extensive experience reporting and delving into issues around politics, business, and military affairs. Prior to joining 1310 NEWS, Gibbons was most recently at 580 CFRA and CEO at the Ottawa Sun.

“I’m truly excited to be joining the 1310 NEWS team, with a commitment to deliver the straight goods to our listeners and hold our political leadership accountable,” said Gibbons.

Gibbons is also an active member of the Ottawa community, having volunteered for the United Way for more than 12 years, including two years as Chair of the Board of Directors.

Listeners can tune into 1310 NEWS anytime by listening on-air, online at www.1310news.com, and through the 1310 NEWS and Radioplayer Canada apps.

Social Media Links

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Follow 1310 NEWS on Twitter @1310NEWS

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About Rogers

Rogers is a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company that’s working to deliver a great experience to our customers every day. We are Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping, magazines, and digital media. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).

Media Contacts

Alessia Staffieri, Rogers Media, Alessia.Staffieri@rci.rogers.com , 647.262.8412

Charmaine Khan, Rogers Media, Charmaine.Khan@rci.rogers.com , 416.277.0450


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