Jeff Douglas has been named as the new host of CBC Nova Scotia’s Mainstreet , the drive home show on CBC Radio One in Halifax. Douglas, who grew up in nearby Truro, NS, has been co-host of network program As It Happens with Carol Off since 2010. Douglas’ last day with As It Happens is May 31.
Elise von Scheel has accepted a permanent position as a reporter/producer in CBC’s Parliamentary Bureau. von Scheel has been with CBC Ottawa since 2017.
Lorie Russell has resigned her position on the JAZZ.FM91 (CJRT-FM) Toronto board of directors and taken the position of VP, Managing Director. Russell was previously GM of boom 97.3 (CHBM-FM) and 93.5 The Move (CFXJ-FM), under Newcap Radio. Michael Booth has been promoted to Operations Director, primarily focused on the station’s fundraising initiatives.
Paul Larsen has resigned from Global Okanagan after just a few months. Larsen assumed the role of news director and station manager Jan. 8. Prior to January, Larsen was the co-founder and CEO of Clear Sky Radio, which was sold to Vista Radio in December. On his Facebook page, Larsen wrote that after 32 years in local media, “maybe ‘semi’ retirement isn’t such a bad plan after all! The team at Global Okanagan are true professionals and I wish them every success.”
Karl Douglas has joined up! 99.3 (CIUP-FM) Edmonton as evening announcer and music assistant. Douglas previously was with Stingray at Capital FM (CKRA-FM), which flipped to The Breeze on Boxing Day, and prior to that on-air at K97 (CIRK-FM) Edmonton.
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