Originally published in the Sept. 28, 2023 edition of The Weekly Briefing
Joe Gabor has been promoted at Vista Radio from Director, Business and Digital Innovation to the position of Vice-President, Business Development. Gabor has been with Vista since 2019, initially joining the company as Director, Western Operations.
Allison Worone has been promoted to Vice-President & General Counsel at Evanov Communications, effective immediately. Worone has been with Evanov since 2018, most recently serving as General Counsel. Prior to that, she was an associate with Faksen Martineau DuMoulin and McMillan LLP in Toronto.
Ciara Yaschuk is joining Global News Morning and Global News at Noon in Edmonton as the new weather anchor, starting Oct. 2. Yaschuk, who has been a community reporter with Global Edmonton since 2021, succeeds Phil Darlington, who has moved to Global Edmonton’s evening newscasts. Yaschuk was previously an anchor on the morning show at Global Saskatoon.
Tony Grace is leaving CTV Kitchener to take on a new role with CTV National News. Grace, who has been the station’s late night anchor since 2019, has been a fill-in host on CTV News Channel since 2001. He’s been with CTV News for 22 years.
Tyler Barrow is leaving CTV Saskatoon for CTV Calgary where he’s accepted a multimedia journalist position. Barrow has been with the network since 2018 and with the Saskatoon bureau since 2020.
Dan Getz, Executive Producer of Network News at CBC Vancouver, has been named Associate Dean, Broadcast and Media Communications at BCIT. A former lawyer, Getz was previously an instructor in BCIT’s School of Business for 15 years, teaching Media Law and Advanced Journalism, among other courses.
Rob Fai begins hosting weekend mornings on 980 CKNW Vancouver, beginning Oct. 7. The former TSN Radio (CKST-AM) host succeeds Stirling Faux in the 6 – 9 a.m. timeslot. Faux has joined Durham Radio’s WAVE 98.3 (CIWV-FM) in afternoons.
Julia Lovett-Squires is joining Pattison Media’s newsrooms in Saskatchewan as a Senior Reporter. Lovett-Squires arrives from Metroland Media Group’s newspapers in Muskoka and Orangeville, ON where she’s been a reporter and photographer since 2016. She’s one of 605 staff and nearly 70 journalists laid off by Metroland amidst a bankruptcy protection filing earlier this month.
David Rockne Corrigan joins the My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) stations in Kingston as a reporter/anchor. He was formerly TVO’s Eastern Ontario Hub reporter.
Loreena Dickson has joined My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) as network anchor. Dickson was previously the anchor and morning show co-host on AM 1290 (CJBK-AM) London.
Kesha Maile is joining the news team for both 91.7 Giant FM (CIXL-FM) and New Country 89.1 (CKYY-FM) Welland, ON. She was previously with Heart FM (CIHR-FM) Woodstock.
Emily Moore is the new Program Director for FREQ 90.5 (CJMB-FM) Peterborough and Assistant Program Director for MBC’s myFM brand stations. Moore, who also hosts middays on both stations, will remain based in Renfrew, ON.
Eryk Trickett is the new Assistant Program Director for 91.7 Giant FM (CIXL-FM) and New Country 89.1 (CKYY-FM) Welland, ON. Trickett will also continue to handle swing and oversee Niagara Ice Dogs broadcasts.
Darlene Check is the new morning show host on 91.7 Giant FM (CIXL-FM) and will serve as Promotions Director for both Giant FM and New Country 89.1 (CKYY-FM) Welland. Check was previously helming the morning show on 105.1 The River Niagara.
Chris Lukas is adding middays on Classic Rock 107.9 (CHUC-FM) Cobourg, ON, in addition to her current gig hosting middays on 91.7 Giant FM (CIXL-FM) Niagara.
Adam Weekes, swing announcer at Lake 88.1 (CHLK-FM) Perth, ON, has added evening announcer duties on MBC’s myFM branded stations. Weekes also serves as Lake FM’s Production Manager.