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Former CTV anchor Carol Anne Meehan starting fresh

Carol Anne Meehan is back in the news, and back in the news business.

The popular and longtime television news anchor who was unceremoniously laid off by CTV News Ottawa last November is launching her own local news blog. 329 more words

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Former Ottawa TV anchor Carol Anne Meehan launching news blog

Pop Goes The News — Longtime Ottawa television news anchor Carol Anne Meehan is getting back into the reporting business — but this time she will be her own boss. 253 more words


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

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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

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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

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