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Cutting back on local television – Content vs the Bottom Line, Nov 2015

 It was announced Wednesday that Ottawa’s local CTV station (CJOH) was firing some of its on-air talent in a bid to boost profits.  Gone are long-time newscaster Carol Anne Meehan and sports reporter Carolyn Waldo, and CTV Morning Live’s Lois Lee.  509 more words

Social Commentary

Egan: Media makeover and erasing Carol Anne, a news voice, a memory

CJOH, later CTV Ottawa, has long been the home for drama.

It had a well-liked sportscaster (Brian Smith) shot to death in the parking lot in 1995. 742 more words

Local News

Bell Media and the senseless slaughter of local news

As the voters in the last election demonstrated, hell hath no fury like a Canadian scorned.

That is why the Big Giant Heads at Bell Media are getting a snootful of anger over the firing of popular radio and television hosts across Canada. 25,427 more words

Anchor away: Meehan loses job as Bell cuts CTV, CJOH media jobs

Longtime co-anchor Carol Anne Meehan — the face of Ottawa’s 6 o’clock television news for decades — topped the list of casualties Tuesday in a swath of job cuts at CTV News Ottawa and radio station CFRA, both owned by Bell Media. 913 more words

Local News

Kimothy Walker leaves CTV Ottawa

CTV Ottawa’s weekend news anchor Kimothy Walker has joined a long list of staff to depart the station.

The departure was announced Thursday afternoon in a media release. 493 more words


Carol Anne Meehan returns to the anchor desk

Great news!

CTV Ottawa‘s Carol Anne Meehan will return to her seat at the anchor desk beginning Monday, April 9, 2012. Carol Anne has been away since the death of her husband Greg Etue in January. 185 more words