Radio & Television

Gelbart replaces Layfield at AA

TORONTO - Karen Gelbart has been promoted to senior vice-president content, lifestyle channels at Alliance Atlantis. It was the position vacated recently by Kirstine Layfield who, as previously reported, is joining CBC as executive director of network programming. "I think it is terrific that we have such a strong and proven leader and manager as Karen to fill this important position," said Norm Bolen, AA's executive vice-president, content, in a memo to staff.Gelbart (right) joined Alliance Atlantis in 1997, initially in charge of the company's Cinevillage studio facilities. She was then vice-president of programming for the Food Network, then Fine Living...

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.