Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CBC calls back veteran to run Q temporarily

Jamie Purdon, a former veteran CBC news director is returning to the network to take over the radio show Q following the firing of host, Jian Ghomeshi and the transfer of executive producer Arif Noorani, the CBC announced.
Purdon, who currently works with a non-profit organization, will start Monday as interim executive producer, replacing Noorani, who asked to be reassigned.
According to his online profile, Purdon spent nearly 30 years with CBC, working his way up to director of newsgathering until he left in 2012.

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