Radio & Television

The shrinking control room – CTV Ottawa latest to lose jobs to automation

OTTAWA - Staff at CTV Ottawa (CJOH) were informed by Bell Media management on Friday that the station has decided to eliminate 19 full-time and approximately 15 part-time jobs by mid-June. The positions to be impacted include camera operators, video editors and TV-production staff who are members of the Communications, Energy and Paper workers (CEP) Union of Canada. The staffing cuts follow a Bell Media announcement  just a week prior to lay off a total of 16 staff at CTV Ottawa, CFRA, Majic 100, Bob-FM and Team 1200. Richard Gray, vice-president and general manager, CTV Two and Bell Media Radio,...

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.