1310News Brings All 162 Toronto Blue Jays Games
–1310News becomes the official Ottawa radio broadcaster to air all regular season Blue Jays games–
– First broadcast features Blue Jays Home Opener vs. Cleveland on April 2 at 7 p.m. ET–
TORONTO (January 24, 2013) – Today Rogers Radio station 1310News announced that it will broadcast all 162 Toronto Blue Jays games this season on Ottawa’s airwaves, keeping fans closer than ever to Canada’s only Major League Baseball team. Ottawa’s 1310News hits a home run with this deal, gaining exclusivity in the Ottawa radio market to broadcast all Blue Jays regular season and playoff games, starting with the season home opener on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. ET, live from the Rogers Centre in Toronto.
“With a strong Blue Jays fan base in Ottawa, combined with the exciting team line up, we are thrilled to broadcast all regular season games to our Ottawa fans and listeners,” said Scott Parsons, EVP Ottawa and Atlantic Radio, Rogers Radio.
“We are very pleased to have Ottawa fans share in the excitement and enthusiasm that is spreading across Canada for the 2013 Blue Jays,” said Paul Beeston, President and CEO, Toronto Blue Jays, and Rogers Centre.
From the opening pitch to the final out, fans won’t miss a minute of action from the highly anticipated Toronto Blue Jays 2013 season. When Blue Jays games break into regular over-the-air news programming, 1310News will continue to deliver its trusted local, national, and international news coverage, along with traffic and weather updates on its website at www.1310News.com, and mobile devices.
The Blue Jays make their debut on 1310News on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. ET, live from the Rogers Centre in Toronto for their home opener versus the Cleveland Indians. Broadcast details for the Toronto Blue Jays 2013 season on 1310News will be announced at a later date.
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1310News is owned by Rogers Media, and is Ottawa’s only all-news radio service, providing Ottawa’s most complete local, national and international news coverage. It’s also home to Ottawa’s #1 source for traffic and weather together on the ones, along with the city’s most frequent business reports at :26 and :56 past the hour.
Charmaine Khan, 1310News, 416.764.3071, email@example.com