Radio & Television

CBC hires Lizotte away from TVA

MONTREAL — CBC/Radio-Canada announced Wednesday that Donald Lizotte will be taking over the role of general manager and chief revenue officer of CBC & Radio-Canada Media Solutions, after last week’s announcement that Jean Mongeau is leaving the position, effective February 24, 2020.In his new role, Lizotte will oversee all teams associated with CBC/Radio-Canada’s self-generated revenue, including the advertising, distribution and content-licensing streams, CBC/Radio-Canada said in a news release.Lizotte comes to CBC/Radio-Canada with more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications, retail, food and media sectors, including 14 years as an executive with Quebecor. Previously, Lizotte was executive vice-president, advertising...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.