Krista Erickson leaves CBC News

Krista EricksonAfter over a decade as a reporter and host, Krista Erickson has decided to leave CBC News.

Krista joined CBC in her hometown of Winnipeg in 1999 and worked on a variety of programs including Disclosure, Country Canada, and It’s a Living. She became a reporter in Winnipeg in 2001, again contributing to many programs including The National and Marketplace, and receiving a Gemini nomination for Best Lifestyle/Practical Information segment.

In 2004 Krista became the host of Winnipeg’s supper hours news program.

In 2006 she moved to Ottawa and became a network reporter in our Parliament Hill Bureau, covering politics for The National and cbcnews.ca.

Please join me in wishing Krista well.

Jonathan Whitten
Executive Director of News Content

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous
    Posted June 15, 2010 at 10:24 am | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    From the Globe: Krista Erickson leaves CBC apparently to join ‘Fox News North’

    From the article, this was in a bit of bad taste:

    “Blond, attractive and dating a politician who is a few years her senior Calgary Conservative MP Lee Richardson Ms. Erickson has been a controversial figure on Parliament Hill.”

    Anyway they quote Krista’s note:

    “Friends,
    I write to inform you that after 11 years with CBC News, I’m leaving the Corporation and its Parliamentary bureau to pursue another opportunity. New contact information and details to follow in the days ahead. Wishing you all a wonderful summer.
    Krista”


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