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Lucy van Oldenbarneveld

Lucy van Oldenbarneveld is leaving CBC Ottawa with her final turn as co-host of the local supper-hour newscast on June 30. van Oldenbarneveld arrived in Ottawa in 2003 and initially worked as a writer and host on CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning. She’s also worked abroad as a reporter for Deutsche Welle in Germany, and in China, in addition to a stint with CBC Whitehorse. She’s been the host of CBC News at 6 since 2006, most recently alongside Adrian Harewood.

Francois Vaillant

Francois Vaillant is Dejero’s new senior technical product manager. Vaillant joins Dejero from CBC, where he spent the last 15 years at the helm of innovation and standards, last serving as Executive Director of Engineering Solutions. Having led CBC’s IP transformation, which began in 2017, Vaillant is recognized as a pioneer of IP implementation and heavily involved in the development of IP standards. In his new role, he’ll support Dejero’s product management team by collaborating with customers to solve existing challenges, develop strategies that take advantage of evolving technology, and help shape the company’s roadmap, including next generation mobile transmitters and cloud solutions. 

Warren Ross

Warren Ross has joined Netflix as the streamer’s Counsel, Labour Relations. Ross was previously a lead negotiator with the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), starting in 2011, most recently serving in the role of Vice-President, National Industrial Relations and General Counsel.

Manon Brouillette

Manon Brouillette, the former President and CEO of Videotron, has been appointed to a newly-created role as Verizon Consumer Group’s Chief Operating Officer and deputy CEO. Brouillette left Videotron in Oct. 2018 after 14 years with the company.

Nanci MacLean

Nanci MacLean has joined MBS Equipment Canada, a leading provider of lighting equipment, service and support to the film and television production industry, as VP, Studios & Sustainable Production Services. MacLean was formerly VP, Bell Media Production and President of Pinewood Toronto Studios. Up until this past January’s round of executive layoffs at Bell Media, she’d been with CTV and Bell in various roles for 21 years.

Tyler and Lynch (aka Tyler Middleton and Chris Lynch) have been picked up by CFOX Vancouver to host afternoon drive after parting ways with 102.7 The Peak (CKPK-FM) in March where they’d been hosting the morning show since 2017. They step in for Jeremy Baker, who is set to join former CFOX and Jack 96.9 (CJAX-FM) host Charis Hogg on The Peak morning show, starting this summer. 

Mark Sutcliffe

Mark Sutcliffe has announced he’s retiring from daily radio. The host of Ottawa Today on CityNews Ottawa (CIWW-AM), Sutcliffe previously took a step back from doing his daily four-hour mid-morning talk show to host a one-hour noon version in late 2019. Sutcliffe has been on-air for two decades with previous stops at 580 CFRA and Rogers TV, in addition to 15 years as a columnist for the Ottawa Citizen. He also currently hosts CPAC’s Today in Politics pod, Digging Deep with Mark Sutcliffe, and chairs small business peer advisory group, TEC Canada.

Max Collins

Max Collins has left CBC Radio Vancouver after a year and half as an associate producer. Collins, who works as an audio editor and producer for Kelly&Kelly and Vocal Fry Studios, was the executive producer behind the award-winning Dragged Out Podcast, exploring Vancouver’s drag scene.

Melody Rose

Melody Rose has joined Hot Country 103.5 (CKHZ-FM), one of Acadia Broadcasting’s newly-acquired Halifax stations, where she’s hosting middays. The former C100 (CIOO-FM) morning show co-host was caught up in layoffs at Bell Media last November. 

Tanya Vee (Lawrence), the longtime traffic manager at Stingray Edmonton, is back on-air at 96.3 The Breeze (CKRA-FM) as the voice of weekend mornings. Vee, who has previously been heard delivering weekday afternoon traffic and as a fill-in host, takes over the 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. timeslot Saturdays and Sundays.

Claire Fenton

Claire Fenton is joining the CityNews/News 1130 (CKWX-AM) Vancouver digital team in mornings. Fenton has been a producer with Global BC for the last five years.

Nikki Gill

Nikki Gill has joined Overstory Media Group as Director of Content. Gill was most recently Managing Editor at Post City Magazines, where she oversaw the editorial team in the execution of eight monthly community magazines covering local news, arts and culture, food, fashion, and more. Gill is also one of the co-founders of Didihood, a collective encouraging South Asian women to enter the creative industries.

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has announced its new slate of board members elected for the 2021-23 term. They include Eilís Quinn (Quebec), Cecil Rosner (National rep), Omayra Issa (Saskatchewan), Fatima Syed (National), and Jason Markusoff (Alberta). CAJ board member Susana Mas is stepping down from her national representative seat for personal reasons, which will be filled by Olivia Bowden, the candidate with the third-highest number of votes, until the end of Mas’ term in 2022.

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