Radio & Television

Newsworld’s first chief dies

VICTORIA – CBC's editor in chief Tony Burman called Joan Donaldson "a news pioneer and one of CBC’s journalistic leaders," in a note to staff last week announcing her death. She was 60. Donaldson was the first head of CBC Newsworld – responsible for the development and operation of Canada’s first news network. Appointed during its inception stages in 1987, she oversaw the launch of Newsworld in 1989. "There couldn’t have been a better person for the job, as Joan had developed a reputation for always having her finger on the pulse of Canada, delivering newsworthy stories from all over...

Our industry and COVID-19

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