Quebecor Media Inc.

Quebecor Media Inc.

June 16, 2010 15:50 ET

Quebecor Media Inc.: Veteran Journalist Joins "Hard News" Team

Tobias Fisher named National News Editor for the Ottawa Bureau

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) - Quebecor Media Inc. is pleased to announce Tobias Fisher as its new National News Editor for the Ottawa Bureau of the QMI Agency. Tobias will manage the operations of the National Bureau and assist in preparing for the launch of the Sun TV News channel, set to launch January 1, 2011.

Tobias Fisher is a 28-year veteran of television news, working as a network producer and reporter for Global, CTV and most recently CBC. Over that period, Fisher has covered Parliament Hill for 17 years, dating back to the Repatriation Debate and the Meech Lake Accord. He has produced campaign coverage for five federal elections. He also has been posted to bureaus in Toronto, Calgary and Washington, where he covered American politics for six years. Fisher is the son of the late Doug Fisher, former dean of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and a Sun political columnist for more than 30 years.

Tobias Fisher has twice been nominated for Gemini Awards.

"Tobias is among the most respected and talented journalists in Canada," said Kory Teneycke, VP Development for Quebecor Media. "He will be an invaluable addition to our Hard News team as we prepare for the launch of Sun TV News."

Quebecor Media Inc. is a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B), a communications company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Quebecor Media owns operating companies in numerous media-related businesses: Videotron Ltd., an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services, cable telephony and wireless telephone service; Sun Media Corporation, the largest publisher of newspapers in Canada;, operator of a network of English and French language Internet properties in Canada; Quebecor Media Network, provider of flyer printing and distribution services; TVA Group Inc., operator of the largest French language over the air television network in Québec, a number of specialty channels, and the English language over the air station Sun TV; Nurun Inc., a major interactive technologies and communications agency with offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia; magazine publisher TVA Publishing Inc.; book publishers and distributors Sogides Group Inc. and CEC Publishing Inc.; Archambault Group Inc. and TVA Films, companies engaged in the production, distribution and retailing of cultural products; Le SuperClub Vidéotron ltée, a DVD and console game rental and retail chain; and Quebecor MediaPages, publisher of print and online directories.

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