Radio & Television

Michael Melling out as head of CTV News

By Connie Thiessen TORONTO -- Michael Melling won’t be returning to the helm of CTV News following an independent investigation sparked by Lisa LaFlamme’s unceremonious exit from the network over the summer. More than three months after Richard Gray replaced him as Interim Head of CTV News, Bell Media has confirmed Melling has been reassigned within the company. “Today, we shared with our CTV National News team members the results of the independent third-party review of the newsroom,” a Bell Media spokesperson told Broadcast Dialogue via email. “We had very high participation from team members and we thank them for their willingness to participate and their candour. We are committed to the action plan shared...