Radio & Television

UPDATE: 79 let go by CBC as design ops eliminated

TORONTO – A total of 79 employees who worked on CBC set design, studio and remote production, post-production, and network presentation got layoff notices this morning, a CBC spokesperson told www.cartt.ca. CBC was one of very few remaining broadcasters with an in-house set building crew and these functions will now be contracted out or handled by independent producers. In addition, 20 more positions will not be filled. A note to staff from executive director of regional programming and television production and resources, Fred Mattocks, and Doug Broadfoot, director, Toronto Production Centre, said the move is part of a broader CBC...
 

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.