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Originally published in the March 21, 2024 edition of The Weekly Briefing

Sophie Morasse

Sophie Morasse has been appointed General Manager, Radio-Canada Television, a role she has held on an interim basis since Oct. 2023. Morasse previously served as Senior Director of Arts, Variety and Factual Programming, starting in 2016, and took on the added responsibility of managing original productions for the ICI ARTV and ICI EXPLORA specialty channels in 2020. 

Simon Dingley

Simon Dingley is retiring from CBC News after 30 years as a reporter and producer with the public broadcaster. Over the years, Dingley filed more than 150 stories for The National, worked for CBC Newsworld, CBC Sports, and filled in from time to time in Washington, London, Mexico and NYC. Dingley started his career as an intern at CKO all-news radio in 1981, followed by reporting positions at CFCF TV 12 (CTV Montreal) and Global Toronto. 

Kyle Moore

Kyle Moore has joined CBC Cape Breton. Moore was previously a Sydney-based videographer with CTV Atlantic, up until February’s layoffs at Bell Media.

Elizabeth Zogalis

Elizabeth Zogalis has left Global News Montreal to join the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) as Marketing and Communications Manager. Zogalis had been reporting for Global for the last three years. Prior to that, she was a reporter with CJAD 800 and worked as an associate producer at CPAC in Ottawa.

Carly Conway

Carly Conway is leaving CHCH Hamilton to join CP24 as Supervising Producer. Conway had been with CHCH since 2012, most recently in the role of assignment editor.

Jeremy Baker

Jeremy Baker has joined Pattison Media’s 91.3 The Zone (CJZN-FM) Victoria in middays, where he previously was on-air from 2003-14. Baker, who is best known for his time at CFOX and 102.7 The Peak (CKPK-FM) Vancouver, was most recently on-air filling in on mornings at Surge 105 (CKHY-FM) Halifax.

Justin Crouch

Justin Crouch has been released from Harvard Media’s X92.9 (CFEX-FM) Calgary. Crouch had been hosting middays since Jan. 2022 and with Harvard since 2021, previously hosting drive on X100.7 (CKEX-FM) Red Deer.

Kirk LaPointe

Kirk LaPointe has rejoined Glacier Media as a columnist, writing bi-weekly for Business in Vancouver (BIV) and North Shore News. The former CBC Ombudsman and CTV Senior VP of News previously held the roles of Vice-President, Editorial, BIV Publisher and BIV Executive Editor, up until late last year when he parted ways with the company. 

Shane Smith, Aidan Denison, Darcy MacQuarrie, Abbi Sharvendiran

Shane Smith has started as a full-time TVO Docs programmer after consulting with TVO since December. The former Hot Docs Artistic Director and TIFF Special Projects Director will steer documentary acquisitions and serve as a production executive on TVO commissions. Aidan Denison also joins TVO Docs as a programmer, arriving from Sphere Media where he was Director of Unscripted Development. Darcy MacQuarrie joins in the new role of Digital Channel Specialist, following seven years helping launch CBC Gem. Abbi Sharvendiran has also joined TVO as Docs Coordinator. She has previously worked on projects including The Great Canadian Baking Show, The Social, and Workin’ Moms. 

Robert Schildhouse

Robert Schildhouse has been named President of BritBox North America and general manager of BritBox International, effective April 1. As part of leadership changes, Schildhouse takes on an expanded role at the streaming service where he most recently served as General Manager, North America and Group Editorial for Britbox International. The changes follow BBC Studios agreement to buy ITV’s 50% stake in BritBox for $322 million.


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