Tag: Pandemic

Rebuild Morning Drive, Don’t Move It To Middays

What do radio listeners want during the workday now? Do they want continuity? Do they want the morning show they’re not hearing anymore in...

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group offers early retirement, lays off 40 in...

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group (JPBG) has announced that it's laying off 40 staff at its stations and has offered early retirement packages to another...

CMPA says $2.5B in film and TV production at risk as...

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has released new numbers suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic is projected to negatively impact the country’s film and television...

Apocalypse Now? David Bray explores AM/FM’s silver lining amid a revenue...

David Bray is President of Bray & Partners Communications. Feel free to forward questions and inquiries: Phone:  (416)431-5792  E-mail: davidbray@brayandpartners.com  Web sites: brayandpartners.com, davidbray.ca   I am rarely...

Bell Media staff hours, pay reduced for next four weeks

Bell Media has confirmed that some employees are working reduced hours at 75% of their regular salary to match a change in workload due...

Shaw temporarily lays off 10% of workforce

Shaw Communications says it's made the difficult decision to temporarily lay off approximately 10% of its workforce, mostly those in retail and sales roles,...

CBC launches $2M Creative Relief Fund

CBC has launched a Creative Relief Fund that will make $2 million in development and production funding available to Canadian storytellers. The fund is aimed...

Glacier Media halts production of Vancouver Courier

Glacier Media has temporarily halted production of the Vancouver Courier and laid off staff, with an internal memo citing revenue losses and poor cash...

CBC News Network coverage to temporarily replace local CBC TV newscasts

CBC News Network coverage will replace local CBC supper hour and evening TV newscasts across the country starting today, with the exception of CBC...

Canadian Screen Week, JUNOS, latest casualties of coronavirus

Canadian Screen Week and the Canadian Screen Awards are the latest casualties of coronavirus. "The Canadian Academy is deeply saddened to announce the cancellation of...

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