Bell Media Radio News-Talk AMs Add 'Ted Radio Hour'
March 22, 2016 at 3:58 AM (PT)
BELL MEDIA RADIO News-Talk stations will add NPR's "TED RADIO HOUR," starting the weekend of APRIL 2nd-3rd. The show, with clips from TED Talks grouped by common themes, is hosted by GUY RAZ and heard across the U.S. on public radio stations and as a podcast.
“The remarkable voices and exceptional talents presented in each TED RADIO HOUR are a natural fit for BELL MEDIA RADIO’s News/Talk stations, where ideas, innovation and critical thinking are the cornerstones of our programming,” said BELL MEDIA Pres./Entertainment Production and Broadcasting RANDY LENNOX.
“Talk radio remains a growing, vibrant, and vital medium to millions of listeners across the country, and we are delighted to deliver even more riveting, world-class content to Canadian airwaves with this dynamic and powerful brand,” said BELL MEDIA RADIO VP/Programming DAVID COREY.
“TED RADIO HOUR is among TED’s most popular content channels, bringing engaging new ideas to a broad demographic that includes young and diverse listeners,” said TED Head of Media Partnerships DERON TRIFF. “We are delighted to now partner with BELL MEDIA RADIO to bring TED RADIO HOUR for the first time to such a large Canadian broadcast audience.”
BELL stations carrying the show will include CFRB-A/TORONTO, CJAD-A/MONTREAL, CFRA-A/OTTAWA, CFAX-A/VICTORIA, CJBK-A/LONDON, CKTB-A/ST. CATHARINES, and CKFR-A/KELOWNA.