Astral Media Cuts 23 Jobs
January 20, 2009 at 5:04 PM (PT)
The cutbacks in radio TUESDAY crossed borders into CANADA, where ASTRAL MEDIA announced the departure of 23 employees in a reorganization of the company's English-language radio operations. MILKMAN UNLIMITED is reporting that Active Rock CKQB (VIRGIN RADIO 106.9)/OTTAWA GM ERIC STAFFORD and corporate VP of Programming ROSS DAVIES are among the departed.
The company issued a press release saying that "ASTRAL MEDIA wishes to sincerely thank these employees for their contribution and wishes them the best of luck for the future. The Company is confident that this reorganization will allow the Radio Group to continue to enhance its competitive position, and to remain the most important radio reference in CANADA."