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How Aboot That New Canadian Sportscaster!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 1:24 PM, under ,

Score Media (Canada) recently concluded their Gillette DRAFTED: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster contest, and Paul Brothers has been named the winner (Video of the finale is available here). As part of this victory, nor only does he get a one year contract with Score, he also gets a spokesman role for Gillette.

Here is the news release issued by Score Media:

Introducing…PAUL BROTHERS – The Freshest Face in Sports Broadcasting

Bishop’s Falls native scores broadcasting gig with The Score and contract with Gillette

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2009 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) and presenting sponsor Gillette are proud to crown Paul Brothers the winner of Gillette DRAFTED: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster. In a fierce competition that attracted over 3000 entrants, Paul Brothers prevailed as the winner of both a one-year sportscaster contract with Score Media contributing to The Score, and ScoreMobile, plus a one-year spokesperson contract with Gillette.

“First and foremost, I’d like to thank the thousands of entrants from all across the country for participating in Gillette DRAFTED,” says John Levy, Chairman and CEO, Score Media Inc. “A special congratulations goes out to our five amazing finalists – Andrew Phung, Jayne Erickson, Sean Menard and Andy McIsaac. And to Paul Brothers, welcome to The Score and our talented team of sports broadcasters.

In addition to a dream job with The Score, Paul Brothers’ adventure also includes a rare opportunity to represent one of the world’s most influential beauty and grooming brands, Procter & Gamble.

“We have been watching Paul Brothers step up during Gillette DRAFTED and we are amazed at the confidence and poise he has demonstrated throughout this entire process,” says Chris Laird, Associate Marketing Director, Beauty and Grooming, P&G Canada. “As the newest member of our roster of world-renowned spokespeople, Paul Brothers is truly a welcomed addition to our team.”

The first contest of its kind in Canada, Gillette DRAFTED: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster was a multi-media success story attracting thousands of entrants and fans both online and on-air.

Congratulations Paul!

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