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CITYNEWS AT FIVE ANCHOR FRANCIS D’SOUZA TAKES HOME THE GEMINI FOR BREAKING NEWS

CITYNEWS REPORTER FRANCIS D’SOUZA TAKES HOME THE GEMINI FOR BREAKING NEWS, G20 SUMMIT

 - OMNI wins two Geminis for Best Documentary and Best Original Music Score for a Documentary Program or Series - 
 
(TORONTO – August 30, 2011) CityNews reporter Francis D'Souza, along with cameraman Alfredo Colangelo, have been awarded a Gemini for Best Breaking Reportage, Local, CityNews - G20 Summit. The award was handed out earlier this evening at the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s 26th annual Gemini Awards. This is D’Souza’s first Gemini Award nomination and first win.
D’Souza was recently announced as Anchor for the new weekday news program, CityNews at Five, premiering Monday, Sept. 5 on Citytv.

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 Click here to view the G20 wrap-up montage on CityNews.ca featuring CityNews reporter Francis D’Souza. For images visit rogersmediatv.ca
 
Both D’Souza and Colangelo proved CityNews is everywhere – taking personal risks to bring viewers the most in-depth stories from the frontlines of last summer’s G20 summit held in Toronto. Out on the streets and in the community seven days a week, CityNews continues to bring viewers the local news coverage that matters most.
 
In addition, OMNI Television picks up two Gemini awards: The Canada Award for Best Documentary with The Story Telling Class, and Best Original Music Score for a Documentary Program or Series for TO in 2 4.
 
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as five OMNI multicultural television stations. Rogers Sportsnet, the Canadian leader in NHL and MLB broadcasts, is comprised of five channels, all of which are available nationally and in high definition. The Shopping Channel is a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of marketing, medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular websites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment facility.
  
Media Contact:
Michelle Lomack, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3190, michelle.lomack@rci.rogers.com

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