More media layoffs: CBC to axe about 600 jobs

The following excerpt was sent out from The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and Radio-Canada will eliminate about 600 jobs and an additional 200 vacancies will go unfilled as it contends with a $125 million budget shortfall. The public broadcaster said Monday that CBC and Radio-Canada will each cut about 250 jobs, with the balance of […]

CBC/Radio-Canada taps Chandler to serve as reporter

Justin Chandler has joined CBC/Radio-Canada as a reporter. Recently, he held the post of Hamilton-Niagara bureau reporter at TVO in Canada. Previously, Chandler held the posts of program assistant and associate producer at CBC/Radio-Canada, where he also interned. Chandler has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto. You can congratulate Chandler via […]

CBC hires Smith to cover biz and tech

CBC/Radio-Canada has tapped Madeline Smith to serve as a reporter covering business and technology. Recently, she was a health reporter at the Edmonton Journal in Canada. Smith has worked in Canada at various outlets, including as a city hall reporter at the Calgary Herald and as a reporter and photographer at Star Metro Calgary. She […]

CBC/Radio Canada hires Godin as beat reporter

CBC/Radio Canada has hired Marc Antoine Godin as a beat reporter to cover the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. He wrote on Twitter: “Times are tough in the industry, so I feel especially fortunate to continue working on my craft in a place that still values good journalism.” Recently, Godin was a senior writer at The […]

Bowden moves to CBC News’ enterprise team

Olivia Bowden, a reporter at CBC/Radio-Canada, has moved to the broadcaster’s enterprise team. Her work has appeared in the Financial Post, The Ottawa Citizen, iPolitics and The Guardian. Previously, Bowden worked at CBC from August 2020 to January 2021 as a web journalist. She was a national news writer/producer at CTV News and was a […]

CBC’s Rogers announces retirement after 43 years

The following excerpt was sent out from After 15 years hosting The Next Chapter — CBC Radio’s award-winning weekly magazine show on Canadian authors and literature — this current season will be the last for Shelagh Rogers: she’s retiring in the spring of 2023. Rogers has been a broadcasting icon at the CBC with a standout […]

CBC/Radio-Canada hires Wyton as reporter/associate producer

Moira Wyton has joined CBC/Radio-Canada as a reporter/associate producer. Recently, she was a health reporter at The Tyee. Previously, Wyton worked as a freelance contributor at Vice Canada and was a multimedia journalist at the Edmonton Journal. Wyton graduated from the University of British Columbia. Connect with Wyton via Twitter.

Smith joins CBC/Radio-Canada as a reporter and editor

CBC/Radio-Canada has tapped Madeline Smith to serve as a reporter and editor. Recently, she was a health reporter at the Edmonton Journal, where she also covered politics and other topics. Smith served as a city hall reporter at the Calgary Herald and freelanced for Maclean’s Magazine. She was a reporter and editor at The Canadian Press […]

Harris departs CBC for public affairs firm

Kathleen Harris, a veteran CBC/Radio-Canada journalist, has left after 11 years to join bilingual public affairs firm Compass Rose in Canada. Previously, Harris was a senior reporter at iPolitics in Canada. Before that, she was at Sun Media, where she worked for more than 13 years. Harris has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from York […]

Ryan to cover municipal issues for CBC

Haley Ryan, a reporter at CBC/Radio-Canada, is now covering municipal issues across mainland Nova Scotia for CBC. Previously, Ryan reported for Metro Halifax, where she covered everything from provincial politics, arts, crime and feature stories to city council and weather. She also worked freelance for HERE Magazine in Canada. Ryan graduated from St. Thomas University […]