As 1.2 billion Catholics around the globe await the naming of the new pope – with one of the leading contenders being CanadianCardinal Marc Ouellet – Rogers Media’s diverse suite of leading news brands keep audiences informed of the latest developments throughout the conclave with around-the-clock coverage on television, radio, online, print, and mobile devices.
CITY and CITYNEWS CHANNEL:
Beginning today, CityNewsanchor and reporter Francis D’Souza reports live from outside the Vatican, bringing viewers the latest updates leading up to and throughout the papal conclave. Plus, CityNews anchor Pam Seatle reports live from La Motte, QC, hometown of papal contender Cardinal Marc Ouellet, starting Tuesday, March 12, the day the conclave begins.
Viewers can tune in to CityNews Channel for up-to-the-minute coverage, with continued coverage on CityNews Weekend, Breakfast Television,CityNews at Five, CityNews at Six, and CityNews Tonight. Audiences can stay connected online at CityNews.cafor live blogs, live video streams, and tweets from D’Souza and Seatle, and through the CityNews mobile app for iPhone and iPad. Highlights of the papal conclave, along with the celebrations from the historic announcement, will be featured in a national prime-time special, airing the night the new pope is announced, on City.Visit Citytv.com for updates on the broadcast details.
Giorgio Mitolo, anchor for OMNI News: Italian Edition, brings viewers stories on the latest developments, and captures the mood and reaction from the crowds near the Vatican. Viewers can watch Mitolo’s coverage in Italian on OMNI News: Italian Edition, weeknights at 8 p.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. ETon OMNI.1. In addition, coverage will air on OMNI Television’s newscasts in Cantonese, Mandarin and English (South Asian) on OMNI Alberta, OMNI.2 and OMNI BC.Viewers can tune in to OMNI.1 on Sunday, March 24 for a prime-time special, chronicling the papal conclave and historic announcement. Visit OMNItv.cafor updates on the broadcast details.
***OMNI News: Italian Edition airs at 11 p.m. ET on OMNI.1 on Monday, March 11, and will return to its regular timeslot beginning Tuesday, March 12***
Rogers Radio’s all-news stations across Canada, including 680News(Toronto), 660News(Calgary), News1130 (Vancouver), 570News (Kitchener),1310News (Ottawa), News88.9(Saint John), News95.7 (Halifax) and News91.9(Moncton), bring listeners regular updates from Rogers Media’s team of reporters and anchors on the ground in Rome and La Motte, QC. Audiences can stay informed with up-to-the-minute news online and on the station mobile apps.