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Donald Lizotte moves to CBC from Quebecor

Media | 11/04/2019 12:25 pm EST

Starting in February 2020, Donald Lizotte will take over as CBC/Radio-Canada’s general manager and chief revenue officer from Jean Mongeau. In the move announced last week, Lizotte comes to the CBC after some 25 years in the private sector. Since 2005, Lizotte has...

Barbara Williams joins CBC

Media | 02/06/2019 4:46 pm EST

Corus Entertainment Inc.’s former chief operating officer, Barbara Williams, will be CBC/Radio-Canada’s new executive vice-president of CBC. Williams, who retired from Corus last year, will start the Toronto-based job on May 1, CBC said in a press release Wednesday. Michel Bissonnette, who has been in the role on an interim basis since Heather Conway left the public broadcaster in December, will continue as interim VP until May, CBC president Catherine Tait said in an internal message to staff Wednesday. “A visionary leader, Barbara brings with her a wealth of experience with respect to developing future revenue streams and overall content strategies that have consistently resulted in audience growth,”...

CBC’s head of sports Greg Stremlaw to leave

telecom | 01/08/2019 12:37 pm EST

CBC/Radio-Canada’s head of sports Greg Stremlaw is leaving the public broadcaster at the end of the...

Michel Bissonnette to be interim CBC vice-president

Media | 11/28/2018 5:02 pm EST

Michel Bissonnette, the executive vice-president of Radio-Canada, has been named interim head of CBC,...

Luce Julien named executive director of Radio-Canada news

Media | 05/25/2018 3:24 pm EDT

Luce Julien, a 23-year veteran of CBC/Radio-Canada, will become...

NFB, Bell Media, V Media content coming to Tou.tv OTT service

Media | 05/08/2018 1:49 pm EDT

Three French-language broadcasters will make their content available on the...

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

Media | 04/03/2018 5:19 pm EDT

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. “I...

Radio-Canada asks broadcasters ‘to pool our strengths’ on OTT, content

Media | 03/16/2018 10:02 am EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada is in negotiations over opening up its French-language...

Michel Bissonnette named as Lalande’s replacement

Media | 11/02/2016 7:19 pm EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada announced that Michel Bissonnette would be taking over as executive vice-president of French services at Radio-Canada. Bissonnette will succeed Louis Lalande, who announced his upcoming retirement...