Radio & Television

More cuts at Bell Media local stations; union blames CRTC

Bell says it’s also hiring 40 digital media specialistsTORONTO – Bell Media this week let go a number of people at several local radio and TV stations this week.While the company declined to confirm the numbers, Bell Media union Unifor says at least 50 positions have been terminated spread across 17 stations. The cuts include on-air positions as well as technicians and other operations employees.According to the Unifor press release, this last round of cuts eliminates what people have historically defined as local anchors and journalists dedicated solely to sports. Bell began this process earlier this year. Popular sports personalities...
 

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.