Radio & Television

Radio-Canada appoints new ombud

MONTREAL — Radio-Canada’s director of digital operations and community relations, Pierre Champoux (above), has been appointed as ombudsman for CBC/Radio-Canada’s French services. He replaces Guy Gendron. Champoux has 35 years of experience with media organizations, such as Groupe TVA and CBC/Radio-Canada, in key roles including lineup editor, editor-in-chief and news director. He will begin his five-year term on July 1, 2021. The public broadcaster has two ombudsmen: one for CBC and one for Radio-Canada. They are responsible for investigating complaints regarding compliance with CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices. They work independent of program staff and management, reporting directly to CBC/Radio-Canada’s...

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.