_ (press release) _ ** OTTAWA (
July 21, 2016
) ** – Following an extensive, cross-country search, ** Boom 99.7 ** is proud to announce it is bringing a new morning show to Ottawa with host ** Tim Morgan ** ,beginning **
Monday, July 25
** . He will join Ottawa’s own ** Heather Ray ** , who will continue to keep listeners informed and entertained throughout the morning commute.
Morgan joins Boom from our sister station, Q107 in Calgary, where he has worked for the past nine years as the Program Director, Music Director and most recently, host of the Afternoon Drive. His quick wit, love of 70s, 80s and 90s music and stellar on-air energy make Morgan the perfect fit for our fun-loving audience.
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Morgan is replacing ** Gonzo ** , a fill-in anchor who has been hosting the morning show since mid January. Gonzo ** ** will take on a new role as Boom’s Afternoon Drive Host. He has been a key team member, regularly hosting weekends and filling-in on the morning show. Gonzo brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the format and his audience to the new role.
“We’re thrilled to have Tim Morgan heading up our new morning show and Gonzo joining the team in a full-time capacity,” said ** Stephanie Hunter, Program Director, Boom 99.7 ** . “Boom is about great music and engaging Ottawa listeners. Our new hosts are the ideal choice for our morning and afternoon drive shows.” ** ** ** Boom 99.7 is a Corus Entertainment Network.
About Corus Entertainment Inc. ** Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com .