Tuesday, November 17, 2015

CTV co-anchor, CFRA staff laid off in Bell Media job cuts

Longtime CTV News Ottawa co-anchor Carol Anne Meehan was one of a number of casualties Tuesday in a swath of job cuts at the local CTV station, as well as radio station CFRA, both owned by Bell Media, the Ottawa Citizen reports.
Meehan’s colleague, Olympic gold medal winner-turned-sports reporter Carolyn Waldo also lost her job.
Among other casualties were CFRA on-air staffers, Lunch Bunch host Rick Gibbons and traffic and weather reporter Shelley McLean, plus many behind-the-scenes staff at both stations including engineers, producers and several sales people.
Full Ottawa Citizen story
Various Twitter feeds say those included in the cuts are Dan Matheson, Tom Kennedy, Bill Hutchison and Suneel Joshi.

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