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NEWS: WARRIORS ANNOUNCE BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH AM1150

Photo: Warriors President Chris Laurie & Bell Media Regional Manager Ken Kilcullen make history Thursday morning.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Photo: Chase Johnston

August 18th, 2022

WEST KELOWNA B.C. – The West Kelowna Warriors Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is thrilled to announce that select road games will be broadcast live on AM1150 during the 2022/23 season.

AM1150 specializes in News, Talk & Sports formats. They are part of the Bell Media and iHeartRadio family.

“AM1150 is the flagship station for sports broadcasting in the Central Okanagan, and we are thrilled to be a part of it!” stated Warriors President Chris Laurie. “This partnership will allow our fans better access to our road games and help expand our footprint amongst local sports fans.”

The deal will also have support from Bell Media’s other stations in Kelowna including 99.9 Virgin Radio & 101.5 Move Radio.

Bell Media Regional General Manager Ken Kilcullen is looking forward to the new partnership. “We’re very excited to bring play by play of select West Kelowna Warriors games into the extensive sports schedule on AM 1150,” said Kilcullen. “Our team is impressed by the energy, community involvement and dedication to West Kelowna the Warriors bring along with an outstanding fan experience in the rink!  We hope to add to that with the exposure that our group of stations bring (AM 1150. 99.9 Virgin Radio and 101.5 Move Radio).

This marks the first ever local radio partnership in Warriors history, with the first broadcast set for the regular season opener when the Warriors take on the Cowichan Valley Capitals Friday September 23rd. AM1150 will be the home of not only the West Kelowna Warriors, but they also carry the Vancouver Canucks, World Junior Championships, the upcoming World Cup of Soccer, Okanagan Sun Football & Seattle Seahawks Football. Warriors Director of Business Development & Communication Chase Johnston will have the call during all Warriors games.

Season tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2022/23 season. Visit westkelownawarriors.ca for more information.