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New CEO’s content background indicates shift at CBC: experts

News | 04/03/2018 5:19 pm EDT
Catherine Tait, foreground, fields questions from reporters after being announced as CBC's next president and CEO on April 3. /Hill Times photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA Catherine Tait’s appointment as head of CBC/Radio-Canada is signalling a shift at the public broadcaster, as she becomes the first woman to lead the CBC and the first to bring extensive content production experience to the role, according to experts.

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