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CBC Radio Number One

This morning, a big THANK YOU to our listeners. Once again, Daybreak North is the NUMBER ONE radio show in Prince George northern British Columbia, and CBC is the most-listened to radio station all day and all week. On any given morning nearly 1/3 of radios in cars, homes, offices are tuned in to us, and we’re honoured to wake up with you. We love the north, and we’re glad the north likes us back. Thanks for listening.

Posted on 29 May 2015 and filed under CBC, links, outbound

Killing CBC will not save newspapers

It’s a little late to blame CBC for print’s demise.

Posted on 21 April 2015 and filed under CBC, journalism, Prince George

Journalism 2015

So yesterday, 241 people at CBC stations across the country, including a few I know, were told their jobs are “redundant”. That brings the total for this year alone to 1,400 cut jobs. I remember when I started at CBC. We had tens of millions more in our budget. We had a robust slate of […]

Posted on 17 April 2015 and filed under articles, big, Canada, CBC, journalism, main

CBC eliminates 241 jobs

When I started at CBC, we had millions more in our budget and hundreds more people working for us. It was five years ago.

Posted on 16 April 2015 and filed under CBC, links, outbound, small

How CBC Radio 3 changed my life

As CBC Radio 3 changes formats, I reflect on how it changed my life.

Posted on 14 March 2015 and filed under articles, CBC, main, music

Inside the search for the new host of Q

“Thursday marked 20 weeks since Ghomeshi had stepped out of the studio and into infamy, and everyone on staff was eager – some would say desperate – to begin a new chapter.”

Posted on 14 March 2015 and filed under CBC, links, outbound

PG 100

Busy times. Next week, Prince George starts hosting the Canada Winter Games, one of the largest events in the country and the biggest to ever come to Prince George. At the same time, Prince Rupert is hosting the All-Native Basketball Tournament, an important event for the region. Our office is doing special coverage for both, […]

Posted on 6 February 2015 and filed under CBC, links, main, outbound, Prince George

Number One

In which I reveal my completely guessed-at secret strategy for hitting number one in the ratings.

Posted on 2 December 2014 and filed under articles, CBC, main

Small Achievements

Longtime journalist Linden MacIntyre has some parting words for the CBC: “As is often the case in times of existential crisis, it becomes a challenge for people running countries or institutions to project the kind of leadership that fosters confidence and morale – no troubled institution can survive without those two qualities. And so we […]

Posted on 21 November 2014 and filed under CBC, links, outbound, small

Let’s stop pretending all is OK. It’s not.

Canadian Media Guild VP Lisa Lareau on the status of the CBC “What we do see is an increasingly empty Broadcasting Centre.  We see empty offices.  We see one empty studio, another one used by a former network competitor (Rogers) and a few more slated to be shuttered by next year.   We see whole areas of […]

Posted on 14 November 2014 and filed under CBC, links, outbound, small

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