Radio & Television

Davies takes over programming at CSR; Mackowycz steps aside

TORONTO – Ross Davies has been hired by Canadian Satellite Radio as vice-president of programming. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing all originally-produced and acquired programming on the service and overseeing the programming and production studios that CSR will build across the country, says the company. Bob Mackowycz, who had been CSR’s programming chief through the regulatory process and genesis of the company, which plans to launch its service this fall, has decided to step aside, CSR president and COO Stephen Tapp told www.cartt.ca this afternoon. “There's no big, bad story here,” said Tapp. “He’ll still give...