EDMONTON, May 18, 2023 – Who’s ready for some football? The winningest team in Canadian Football League history and Edmonton's number one home for live sports remain teammates, as 630 CHED and the Edmonton Elks announce a new broadcast agreement.
“The Edmonton Elks have such deep ties to the community and 630 CHED,” said Corus Radio’s John Vos, Regional Program Director. “Our listeners are CFL football fans and love the Elks, and so does the radio station!”
Fans can listen on air or online for full coverage every game day with the best team in the business – veteran play-by-play announcer Morley Scott and analyst Dave Campbell. Back for their 13th year in the broadcast booth, the dynamic duo will be joined by Brenden Escott, who will host a 90-minute pre-and post-game show, in game analyst Blake Dermott and sidelines reporter Dave Boles.
“Elks football and 630 CHED are synonymous with one another and we can’t wait for our fans to enjoy all the action this season,” said Elks President and CEO Victor Cui. “We’re excited to continue our relationship with a station that is so well known across Alberta. 630 CHED has showcased some of our Club’s greatest moments, and we know this season will provide plenty of entertainment.”
Morley and Dave will broadcast every Elks pre-season, regular season, and West Division playoff game, beginning with 630 CHED's pre-season coverage onMonday, May 22, when the Elks travel to take on the Calgary Stampeders.
The Green and Gold’s highly anticipated regular season kicks off at home on Sunday, June 11 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, with Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Night.
Elks season tickets and single game tickets to all games are now available for purchase by visiting GoElks.com
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About Corus Entertainment
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, digital and streaming services, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. Corus is the domestic advertising representative and an original content partner for Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, which is the leading free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
About The Edmonton Elks Football Club
The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.
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