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.
It’s a little late to blame CBC for print’s demise.
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 […]
When I started at CBC, we had millions more in our budget and hundreds more people working for us. It was five years ago.
As CBC Radio 3 changes formats, I reflect on how it changed my life.
“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.”
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, […]
In which I reveal my completely guessed-at secret strategy for hitting number one in the ratings.
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 […]
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 […]
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