Elizabeth Bradley, vice-president of content at Netflix, has left the streaming giant. Bradley was behind Netflix co-commissions with Canadian broadcasters, including CBC’s Anne and the Alias Grace miniseries. Bradley also oft served as Netflix’s voice in the debate over how the service is taxed and regulated in Canada. She had been with Netflix since 2006 and VP of content since 2012.
Nil Köksal has been named host of CBC Radio’s World Report. Köksal was most recently based in Istanbul, covering Turkey and the Syrian conflict.
Lisa Blackburn will temporarily rejoin BJ & The Q Morning Crew on Q104 (CFRQ-FM) Halifax, as a news reader and co-host. Blackburn was part of the show for 19 years, up until 2009. She’ll juggle both the show and her duties as the Halifax Regional Councillor for District 14, the seat she’s held since 2016. Current co-host Kate Peardon is returning to a position with the provincial government.
Geoff Stickle has retired from Global Edmonton after 42 years as a news photographer with the station. ENG photographer Bradley Gowan has also left. He’s been with Global since 2006.
John Sexsmith has returned to the Global Edmonton sports department after taking some time off to focus on his health, following a cancer diagnosis. Sexsmith has been with the station since 1997.
Casey Kenny is leaving News 1130 (CKWX-AM) Vancouver after just five months to return to Ontario. Kenny is taking up an anchoring position with Vista Radio, based in Stratford.