Jasmin Doobay is moving from morning show co-host to PD at Power 104 Kelowna. Doobay had been part of the Bob & Jazz show since 2007 and APD since 2014. Susan Knight, APD of Pattison sister station Q103.1 Kelowna, takes on the program director’s role at that station. Current Power 104/Q103.1 PD Bob Mills will move into a senior program advisor’s role with the stations, while continuing to host the Power 104 morning show. Producer/announcer Bob Johnstone will take on the role of co-host. All moves go into effect May 1.
89X (CIMX-FM) Windsor has a new line-up after closing its Detroit offices and letting go of on-air staff Cal Cagno, Gillian Reilly, Reed Petitpren and Phil “PK” Kukawinski at the end of March. Mark McKenzie, who previously hosted middays is now host of The Morning X, J Stevens takes over middays, Phatt Matt moves into afternoons, while Zak takes over the 7 p.m. to midnight slot.
Julie Snyder is returning to Radio-Canada as host of a show on Ici Radio-Canada Première. Starting in July, the veteran Quebec TV host and producer will host Julie from the Îles-de-la-Madeleine featuring musical performances from the Le Pas Perdus theater in Cap-aux-Meules. Snyder will also conduct introspective interviews conducted in a lighthouse.
Dan Spector has joined Global Montreal as a video journalist. Spector had been on contract since Sept. 2016 producing CityLife, MAtv’s English-language news and current affairs program. The Concordia grad has also been heard as a replacement host and reporter on CJAD 800.
Lionsgate has named Monica Bloom senior vice-president and general manager of streaming service Tribeca Shortlist, which features movie collections curated by Hollywood icons. Bloom will manage Tribeca Shortlist’s New York office and be responsible for driving subscriber growth, programming strategy and marketing initiatives. Before joining Lionsgate, Bloom served as global VP and head of Integrated Marketing at Getty Images. She also led rebranding efforts at SundanceTV as senior VP of Marketing & Digital Media.
Canadians Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun are among layoffs at ESPN. Burnside had been with the network for 13 years, LeBrun for nine. LeBrun will continue his work with TSN and RDS.