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Bell Media fires staffers in New Brunswick cutting news staff and closing newsrooms.
Vancouver Bell cluster fires radio vet Joe Leary , John Hadley, Paul DeBron Mandy Gill, Tyler Green. Ten staff layoffs in total our sources said. Other names let go. PD Mel Kemmos, MD Clara Caratenuto. Staff in sales plus HR.
Six layoffs in Fredericton, N.B, including the news director (Randy McKeen) and reporter Kelly McGee. Woodstock/Grand Falls ND Paul Bradley was let go and morning host Kristen Stephen.
Official word is restructuring. As one staffer puts it this morning. “It’s always shitty when this happens. These people become your life and suddenly just yanked from your life”
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