Devon Soltendieck Announced as New Reporter for CTV's ETALK

- Soltendieck joins Canada's #1 Entertainment News Series August 26 - 
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TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Just in time for its leading coverage of the 
38(th) annual Toronto International Film Festival(®) and the launch of its 
12(th) season, CTV announced today that Devon Soltendieck joins ETALK as the 
new reporter for Canada's most-watched entertainment series. Joining ETALK in 
its mission to profile and nurture Canadian talent, shine a spotlight on 
home-grown music, film, fashion and television, and provide a unique Canadian 
lens for international entertainment news, Soltendieck joins anchors Ben 
Mulroney and Tanya Kim, senior reporter Danielle McGimsie, and fellow 
reporters Lainey, and Traci Melchor. Soltendieck makes his ETALK debut Monday, 
Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). 
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"As we near the end of our historic, record-breaking 11(th) season, ETALK is 
thrilled to welcome Devon to the team," said Morley Nirenberg, Director of 
Production/Executive Producer, ETALK. "With his pop culture acumen, 
intelligence, huge passion for Canadian stories, and diverse experience in 
both entertainment and news, Devon is a perfect addition to the ETALK family." 
"This is an opportunity of a lifetime, and I am honoured to be representing 
ETALK," said Soltendieck. "It's a privilege to work with such a talented and 
successful team, and I can't wait to begin this new chapter in my career." 
Approaching a decade of national TV and radio experience, Soltendieck has been 
part of several award-winning Canadian productions since beginning his 
television career at the age of 18. At MuchMusic, Soltendieck spent several 
years as the host of MUCH NEWS, LIVE@MUCH, the annual MMVAs, and a highly 
rated weekly national radio countdown show. In 2010, he moved from 
entertainment to the world of broadcast news, becoming an anchor and reporter 
for CP24, Toronto's only 24-hour news network. In addition to his new role 
with ETALK, viewers can also catch Soltendieck as the host of POP QUIZ, the 
new fast-paced, pop culture testing game show set to premiere on E! this fall. 
Devon joins Canada's #1 entertainment team, which over the past decade has 
written a recipe for success by highlighting Canadian content and providing 
Canadian context to international entertainment news. Over the past 11 
seasons, ETALK has taken the lead in supporting home-grown productions, 
talent, and Canadian events across the nation, promoting Canadian stars of 
arts, entertainment, music, fashion, and sport. 
Instrumental in the successful launch of Canadian game-changers CANADIAN IDOL, 
CORNER GAS, and FLASHPOINT, ETALK has gone on to support the Canadian 
television industry through coverage of homegrown TV series such as Global's 
BOMB BIRLS and ROOKIE BLUE; CBC's CRACKED, BEING ERICA, MURDOCH MYSTERIES, and 
DRAGON'S DEN; City's CANADA'S GOT TALENT; CTV's MOTIVE, SAVING HOPE, THE 
AMAZING RACE CANADA, SATISFACTION, and THE LISTENER; as well as BITTEN and 
ORPHAN BLACK (Space); DEGRASSI (Much); DONUT SHOWDOWN and CHUCK'S DAY OFF 
(Food Network); LIFE WITH BOYS (YTV); MATCH GAME (Comedy); NEVER EVER DO THIS 
AT HOME (Discovery); LOVE IT OR LIST IT (W); and THE NEXT STEP (Family 
Channel), among many, many more. 
ETALK provides extensive coverage of Canadian film festivals and events, 
including TIFF, VIFF, Whistler, Reel World Film Festival, the Citylife Film 
Project, and recently profiled Canadian films The Right Kind of Wrong, 
Antiviral, Goon, Fondi '91, Midnight Sun, and more. ETALK is an ardent 
supporter of the Canadian music industry, profiling Canadian artists 
throughout the year, as well as through extensive coverage of THE JUNO AWARDS, 
the SOCAN Awards, Polaris Music Prize, Canadian Music Week, and the MUCHMUSIC 
VIDEO AWARDS. ETALK also regularly provides widespread coverage of significant 
Canadian cultural events such as The Giller Prize, Canada's Walk of Fame 
inductions, WGC Screenwriting Awards, DGC Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, WE 
DAY, the Fashion Week (Toronto and Montreal), Just For Laughs, Montreal Grand 
Prix, The Grey Cup, Toronto Film Critics Awards, Toronto Pride, Canadians at 
Sundance and Comic-Con, Fan Expo, and more. 
ETALK kicks off its 12(th) season beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. ET with 
its extensive coverage of the 38(th) annual Toronto International Film 
Festival®, running from September 5 to 15, 2013. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: 
Twitter: @BellMediaPR @CTV_PR @CTV_Television Ben Mulroney - @BenMulroney1976 
Tanya Kim - @Tanya_Kim
Lainey - @LaineyGossip Traci Melchor - @stayfabulous Danielle McGimsie - 
@MissDMcG  Devon Soltendieck - @DSoltendieck 
Facebook: facebook.com/ctv 
About ETALK
Hosted by Ben Mulroney and Tanya Kim, ETALK is the #1 most-watched 
entertainment newsmagazine in Canada. From the OSCARS(®) and the EMMYs(®) to 
the JUNO Awards, ETALK is front-and-centre, delivering up-to-the-minute news 
in film, television, music and more. Celebrating both home-grown talent and 
international stars, ETALK became Canada's first daily Canadian entertainment 
newsmagazine when it launched in 2002. ETALK airs weeknights at 7 p.m. ET 
(check local listings) on CTV and at 6 p.m. ET on E!. 
About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality 
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been 
Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years in a row. CTV 
is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading 
assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, 
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about 
CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca.
 

SOURCE  CTV 
Jacqui VanSickle, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.5091 
orJacqueline.vansickle@bellmedia.ca Matthew Almeida, CTV & CTV Two, 
416.384.2629 ormatthew.almeida@bellmedia.ca Carolyn Fell, CTV & CTV Two, 
416.384.2817 orcarolyn.fell@bellmedia.ca 
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