Global TV Articles

Global Winnipeg Taking Newscasts on the Road

Global Winnipeg is leaving the studio and taking its newscasts into the community later this month. Beginning Tuesday, August 13, Global's "Morning News" will broadcast from the pedway system below 201 Portage Avenue until Friday, August 30. The "Evening News" and...

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Global Winnipeg Goes on Hiring Frenzy

Management at Global Winnipeg will be busy over the next few weeks working to fill five open positions for its future morning show. The Shaw Media-owned station is currently hiring a technical producer, reporter/anchor, news producer, news camera/photographer, and...

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CRTC Examining Supplemental Funding to Local TV

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will review funding cable and satellite companies provide to local television stations throughout the country, including three in Winnipeg. The Local Programming Improvement Fund is made up of 1.5...

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Global Winnipeg Goes Digital Over-the-Air

Global Winnipeg Goes Digital Over-the-Air

By Brian Schultz Global TV is the first channel in Winnipeg to go digital over-the-air (OTA). The newly-acquired television asset of Shaw Media Inc. made the switch on December 16, broadcasting in HD to channel 40.1 at 14,900 watts. Only those with rabbit ears can...

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Global TV Hiring for Sports Reporter/Anchor

By Brian Schultz Global TV is hiring a soccer-loving sports reporter/anchor to work on its Winnipeg-produced "Fox Soccer Report." The seven-day a week program airs nationally throughout Canada and internationally in the U.S. The successful candidate must be able to...

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Two-Hour Morning Newscast Coming to Winnipeg TV

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) cleared the way for Shaw Communications to purchase Canwest's television and cable assets on Friday. The $2 billion deal has been in the works for months, ever since Canwest filed for bankruptcy...

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Hot 103 Signs Weather Specialist Craig Larkins

Hot 103 Signs Weather Specialist Craig Larkins

Winnipeg radio station Hot 103 has signed Global TV weather specialist Craig Larkins to a multi-week contract. Financial details of the signing were not disclosed, although a news release from the station on Thursday said his salary has a '2' in it. Craig Larkins'...

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Viewer to Global TV: Apologize to the Haitian Community

A Global TV viewer is demanding an on-air apology after Monday evening's Winnipeg newscast. According to an e-mail sent to the newsroom (and copied to ChrisD.ca), the fury lies within the 'Question of the Day' poll regarding yesterday's power outage/low water pressure...

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