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The JamTraxx "RadioMixes" are back! - Orbyt Media and JamTraxx Media Inc. announce renewal of Canadian syndication rights to mix show service "RadioMixes"

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The JamTraxx "RadioMixes" are back! - Orbyt Media and JamTraxx Media Inc. announce renewal of Canadian syndication rights to mix show service "RadioMixes"09:00 EDT Wednesday, April 25, 2012TORONTO, April 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - JamTraxx Media Inc. and Orbyt Media, Canada's premiere radio content syndication company and part of Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B), are pleased to announce a multi-year renewal of their partnership to syndicate "RadioMixes" across Canada.Since 2003, RadioMixes has been the fastest-growing radio mix show service in North Amercia. Available across multiple music formats, from CHR to HotAC, Country to Dance, and Classic Pop to Seasonal Specials, RadioMixes are researched and programmed to optimize PPM ratings performance.Rob Austin, VP of Music and Operations at JamTraxx: "JamTraxx Media is delighted to be working with Lesley Soldat and her entire Orbyt team.  It is our belief that together we will be able to grow not just JamTraxx's trademarked mixshow programming, but our new 24/7 CHR and Hot AC formats, as well."In addition to its acclaimed mixshow services, Chicago-based JamTraxx Media, Inc. also offers consulting, programming, radio show syndication, production, and imaging to radio stations and other media clients around the world. Originally introduced in 2003, RadioMixes was developed by drawing on the expertise of major-market radio programmers, energetic air personalities, creative production gurus, and internationally-acclaimed DJs and is now heard in over 15 markets in Canada and over a hundred radio stations worldwide.Lesley Soldat, VP and General Manager of Orbyt Media, "We're thrilled to renew our longstanding partnership with JamTraxx and believe that RadioMixes will continue to set the standard for mixshow performance on radio stations across the country."For new demos, please visit Orbyt Media Orbyt is Canada's premiere content syndication group, providing the most comprehensive lineup of feature programs and broadcast services to over 260 stations across the country. A division of media giant Astral Media, Orbyt is strategically positioned to distribute and build brands across not just Astral Radio stations, but every Radio Broadcast Group in Canada. Orbyt exclusively represents such top-rated multi-platform entertainment properties as 'On Air' and 'American Top 40' with Ryan Seacrest, 'TMZ Daily', 'The 80s Show 'with Stu Jeffries and "KCC", 'Sixx Sense' with Nikki Sixx , The Secret History of Rock, 'The John Tesh Radio Show' and 'The Blair Garner Show' along with top tier imaging services like Production Vault , Sheet Happens, Wise Buddah and Reelworld Mornings among more than 50 other branded content titles.  For more information visit www.orbytmedia.comAbout AstralFounded in 1961, Astral is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising and digital media properties. Astral plays a central role in community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit JamTraxxJamTraxx Media Inc. is a Chicago-based multimedia company that offers extensive radio programming solutions through programming, mix show syndication, production and imaging.In March 2003, JamTraxx Media launched RadioMixes, its fast-growing mixshow service to radio stations worldwide. RADIOMIXES started with its first affiliate, CBS Radio's rhythmic top 40, B96 (WBBM-FM Chicago), and has expanded to include different formats, such as Radio Mixes Mainstream, Dance, Country, Hot AC, Party Jam, Retro, Rhythmic, as well as, Micro Mixes Mainstream, Rhythmic, and Country produced and programmed by Will Calder, Marcus McBride, and Doug Holt.In 2011, JamTraxx Media began exploratory discussions regarding the ownership of its own portfolio of radio stations in the United States with a number of venture capital firms.  With them, they plan on executing their recently trademarked PPM monster formats of SPIN and AURA!  WOLT-FM in Greenville/Spartanburg, SC, although not owned by them, is already experimenting with the SPIN format under the direction of Davidson Media Group and its Operations Manager Craig Debolt.For further information: Lesley Soldat, VP, GM, Orbyt Media, 416.934.4462 Christian Bailey, Business Development, Orbyt Media, 416.934.4472 Rob Austin, VP Operations, JamTraxx, 312.510.9696 or