CBC Puts Reality TV Exec in Charge of New Radio
CBC Puts Reality TV Exec in Charge of New Radio
The CBC has appointed Leslie Merklinger as their new Director of New Programs for radio. Merklinger leaves her post as Commissioning Editor for the Food Network. According to an internal memo by newly-appointed English Services boss Cindy Witten, Merklinger has "had a varied career in factual, arts, lifestyle programming." Her credits include Donut Showdown, Top Chef Canada, CTV's eTalk, and Opening Soon: By Design for HGTV

The CBC has appointed Leslie Merklinger Director of New Programs for radio.

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