Radio & Television

Bell SVP Karine Moses ‘sets the record straight’ on LaFlamme exit

By Connie Thiessen A MEMO FROM THE Bell executive in charge of news says CTV chief anchor and senior editor Lisa LaFlamme (pictured above, bottom photo) was given the opportunity for a formal goodbye from the desk, but turned it down. LaFlamme, 58, announced she’d been released from her contract with the network on Monday in a video posted to Twitter, saying she’d been “blindsided” by the company and asked to keep her termination quiet. The network issued its own release, saying it had made a “business decision to move its acclaimed news show, CTV National News, and the role of its Chief News Anchor in a different direction.”...

Our industry and COVID-19

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