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Corus cuts 30 staffers

Despite recent growth in its radio and TV divisions, Canada's Corus Entertainment has cut 30 jobs or roughly 1% of its workforce, the company confirmed on Monday.
July 19, 2010

Despite recent growth in its radio and TV divisions, Canada’s Corus Entertainment has cut 30 jobs or roughly 1% of its workforce, the company confirmed on Monday.

Those affected were in the television, radio and corporate divisions though the company would not provide further details. According to an official statement from Corus, ‘these changes are part of the company’s ongoing objective to ensure the organization is structured to deliver effectively on future opportunities and positioned for long term success.’

The company recently announced that its Q3 revenue and profit were up, growth which president and CEO John Cassaday called ‘exceptional.’

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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