CJOB Inks 7-Year Extension With CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers
November 21, 2011 at 4:06 AM (PT)
The CFL's WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS will continue to be heard on CORUS Talk CJOB-A/WINNIPEG under a seven year contract extension announced SUNDAY (11/20).
"The WINNIPEG FOOTBALL CLUB is very thrilled to have extended our agreement with CORUS ENTERTAINMENT. CJOB has been the voice of sport in this province for decades, and we're excited to inform our fans that BLUE BOMBER football on your radio can only be found on CJOB 680 for years to come," said team President JIM BELL. "The seven-year commitment demonstrates CJOB's long-term desire to be a part of the WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS."
"CJOB 680 is honoured to be the home of the WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS in MANITOBA for most of the last five decades. Nothing stirs the passion of sports fans like the BLUE BOMBERS and we are thrilled to continue to be the voice of this storied franchise for the next seven years," said CJOB GM GARTH BUCHKO. "There is currently a tremendous amount of excitement about the BLUE BOMBERS both on and off the field, and CJOB/CORUS ENTERTAINMENT look forward to the added excitement that will come with the opening of a new home for the team next season."