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Press release from CNW Group

Astral partners with Youth in Motion's Top 20 under 20 program

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Astral partners with Youth in Motion's Top 20 under 20 program09:13 EDT Thursday, June 07, 2012MONTREAL, June 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) is pleased to partner with Youth in Motion's Top 20 under 20™ program, which celebrates community involvement, leadership, and achievement demonstrated by 20 young Canadians under 20 years of age. Astral is involved with the organization as media partner, providing visibility to the Top 20 under 20 program across its various platforms.On June 7, Astral will be proudly represented at the 9th Annual Awards Breakfast Celebration by Steve Gow, co-host of The Movie Network's "Movie Entertainment", who will be hosting the event. At the breakfast featuring all of the 20 nominees for 2012, the public will have the chance to learn more about the each young winner's already busy career."It's a real honour for Astral to partner with Youth in Motion's Top 20 under 20 program. These young people already have an impressive track record, which demonstrates their great humanity and deep ambition to improve the lives of the people around them," said Derev Antikacioglu, Director, Branding and Corporate Marketing at Astral. "All of the recipients are a true inspiration for all of their fellow citizens and Astral is proud to support them in the pursuit of their goals."Presented by Youth in Motion, Top 20 Under 20™ is a national youth award and mentoring program, offering recognition and unique opportunities to Canadian youth. Top 20 Under 20™ rewards young Canadians who show significant innovation, achievement, and leadership. For more information, visit www.top20under20.ca.Founded in 1961, Astral is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties—pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising and digital media properties—among the most popular in the country. 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 alike. To learn more about Astral,go to astral.com.For further information: Olivier Racette Advisor, Corporate Communications Astral Media Inc. 514 939-5000 oracette@astral.com