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Stingray names new SVP of advertising sales

Media | 09/19/2018 3:36 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has appointed Ryan Fuss its new senior vice-president of advertising sales, effective Oct 1. The company plans to “roll-out advertising across several of its multiplatform properties and introduce new products for advertisers” in the coming...

Content exec Vanessa Case to head Vice Canada studios

Media | 09/12/2018 2:09 pm EDT

Former Blue Ant Media Inc. content executive Vanessa Case has joined the ranks of Vice Media Inc.'s Canadian division to become its new senior vice-president of studio Canada, Vice announced in a press release Wednesday. She will run all Vice Studio productions in...

David Purdy joins Stingray

Media | 08/22/2018 12:11 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has named its first chief revenue officer, appointing David Purdy — who previously worked at Rogers Communications Inc. and Vice Media Inc. — to the role. “David’s experience in driving growth and revenue generation within the television and media industries...

Viceland shows back to TV after deal with Bell

Media | 08/16/2018 1:35 pm EDT

BCE Inc. and Vice Media Inc. have reached a deal that will see new and previously produced content from...

Rogers partnership with Vice ends, Viceland to stop broadcasting

Media | 01/22/2018 2:54 pm EST

Viceland, a specialty channel targeting millennials launched as part of a...

Bell buys rights to Vice News Tonight

Media | 09/20/2017 5:07 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division has obtained the exclusive rights to a Vice Media Inc. property. Vice...

Analysts optimistic about Natale at Rogers after Laurence’s surprise exit

Media | 10/17/2016 9:37 pm EDT

In an unexpected move, Rogers Communications Inc. has announced Guy Laurence is no longer CEO of the company and will be replaced by former Telus Corp. CEO Joe Natale, a choice analysts responded to positively Monday. “He’s got a great reputation in Canada within the Canadian telecom space. He did a great job at Telus. He knows the space inside and out. From everything I’ve heard, employees like working with him and he’s just generally considered...

CBC ‘can’t stand still,’ Lacroix says on shift to digital

Media | 09/15/2016 9:39 pm EDT

MONTREAL — As technological change accelerates, CBC/Radio-Canada has to keep pace, according to CEO Hubert Lacroix, who said Thursday “we can’t think of the...

Vice, V Media to launch French version of Viceland

telecom | 06/23/2016 4:17 pm EDT

Vice Media Inc. has teamed up with Groupe V Média Inc. to launch the Viceland TV channel in French Canada, the companies said in a Wednesday press release. The deal includes “the creation of a television...

Rogers restructuring gives Vice Viceland stake

Media | 06/22/2016 7:23 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved a reorganization that will see Rogers Communications Inc.’s media division share control of the Viceland TV channel. According to a notice posted Wednesday to the commission’s...

Bell, Channel Zero tell CRTC local TV needs help

Media | 01/26/2016 12:57 am EST

GATINEAU — The first day of the CRTC’s hearing on local and community television painted a picture of traditional TV in flux, as operators of conventional stations said declining ad revenue is making local TV...

Rogers, Vice to launch new channel for millennials

Media | 11/05/2015 3:42 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. said Thursday it will launch a new 24-hour specialty channel aimed at millennials next year as part of its partnership with Vice Media Inc. It said in a press release that the new channel, called...

No plans to seek must-offer status for Bloomberg TV

Media | 02/26/2015 10:19 pm EST

One of the executives behind the newly announced Bloomberg TV Canada news channel says that there are no plans to seek a broadcast licence that would compel broadcast distributors to offer the channel to customers. New York-based...

Ratings, revenues never enough to make Sun News Network worthwhile: experts

Media | 02/13/2015 9:59 pm EST

Quebecor Inc. said it took Sun News Network off the air early Friday morning due to “a series of barriers to carriage,” while some experts said the long-struggling channel’s...

Rogers announces three new executives, Paul Ski to retire

Media | 12/16/2014 8:14 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. announced the retirement of senior vice-president of radio and regional broadcast operations Paul Ski on Tuesday as well as three new appointments to its senior executive team. Ski will step down on Dec. 31 and is to be succeeded by Julie Adam, a 15-year veteran of the company who served most...

Lacroix gets rough ride from CBC employees at annual meeting

Media | 11/19/2014 10:22 pm EST

MONTREAL — CBC/Radio-Canada employees grilled CEO Hubert Lacroix over cuts to the public broadcaster during its annual public meeting in Montreal Wednesday. Radio-Canada journalist Charles Tisseyre, host of Decouverte, on stage as part of a panel discussion, said the cuts have meant delaying the science magazine show’s season premiere and showing more reruns. “I have been with Radio-Canada for 40 years. I haven’t seen anything but rounds of budget cuts,” he said. “We went too far. We don’t have enough resources to do what we need to do and...

Rogers takes aim at youth with Vice partnership

Media | 10/30/2014 9:27 pm EDT

When Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Guy Laurence wore a leather jacket to the announcement of his company's latest project —a $100 million joint venture with Vice Media Inc. —the unconventional outfit emphasized...