From CP via CTV.ca (posted Nov. 30): Veteran newspaper columnist Don Martin has been named the new host of CTV News Channel’s political flagship show “Power Play.” Martin joins the network with three decades of experience covering municipal, provincial and federal politics for the National Post and Calgary Herald. He takes over from veteran host [...]
From CTV.ca: Robert Hurst, the president of CTV News and Current Affairs, is leaving the network after 38 illustrious years.
From an obituary on Murray Chercover, who spent two decades as president of CTV: CTV president was part programmer, part diplomat and part psychoanalyst Murray Chercover, whose voice Lloyd Robertson envied, began as an announcer and actor
Lloyd Robertson, CTV News’ chief anchor and offers some of the not-so-secrets to his success.
Lisa LaFlamme got ceremonially ushered into the CTV News anchor’s chair on Friday by Lloyd Robertson, who currently holds the title of chief news anchor and senior editor — and will until LaFlamme takes over some time in 2011.
They buried the lede on CTV National News tonight: Lloyd Robertson announced he will be retiring next year.
This is mildly mind-boggling. It does suggest the question of whether Quebecor Media Inc. (QMI) wants to become Fox News North as the Toronto Star suggests.