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Pierce to helm new Global News morning shows


TORONTO - Bud Pierce is joining Global Toronto as the consulting executive producer for its new morning news program, scheduled to debut later this year, the network said Tuesday.Pierce developed, launched and produced the original morning program Breakfast Television for Citytv Toronto, where he worked for 24 years.  During that time, he also produced and directed Citytv’s first 24 hour telethon, started the station’s first on-air promotions department, and created the working model for CityVote, Citytv’s multiple live location election coverage specials.  In addition, he was also the supervising producer of The NewMusic with Jeanne Beker and JD Roberts, one of the...