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Jennifer Hollett joins Twitter Canada

Media | 08/22/2016 4:07 pm EDT

Twitter Inc.’s Canadian division announced Monday it had hired Jennifer Hollett as the company’s new head of news and government. Hollett, who began her new role Monday, stepped into the position previously filled by Steve Ladurantaye, who left the company in May for a job as the managing editor of digital news at the CBC. “Jennifer will bring a deep resume and wealth of experience to our team at Twitter Canada,” Christopher Doyle, Twitter’s head of media, said in an email. “As a veteran of Canadian media and politics, Jennifer has...

Kirstine Stewart leaves Twitter

Media | 07/25/2016 7:30 pm EDT

Twitter Inc.’s vice-president of media in North America is leaving the company.  Kirstine Stewart confirmed her departure in a blog post Friday. She didn’t specify where she will move next, writing that “though I’m right in the middle of some great conversations about some very exciting opportunities, I’m not sure which will choose me, or which I will choose.” In 2013, Stewart moved from CBC/Radio-Canada to Twitter to head its newly launched Canadian office....

Experts urge CBC to sell more programming internationally to help deal with cuts

Media | 01/08/2013 8:39 pm EST

CBC/Radio-Canada should expand its negotiations covering international distribution deals for TV programs to reduce the cost of creating original shows and provide more support for its independent...