Global repackages its news

Global's reintroducing its news, creating a new national and local 'get 'em as they eat dinner' news package. The new news, complete with a new logo, advertising and on-air presentation will be unveiled beginning Monday, Feb. 6. Across Canada, Global National with Kevin Newman will reside in the 5:30 p.m. slot (6:30 in the Maritimes), followed by a rebranded 6 p.m. local News Hour and News Final at 11 p.m. A 5 p.m. Early News show in the Calgary, Edmonton and BC markets will also air. 'The rebrand is Global's strategy to position the network as the television brand that Canadians turn to first,' said Steve Wyatt, senior vice president of news and information for Global Television. 'The strength and growth of our news programs allow us to aggressively compete with other networks especially in the crucial suppertime news hours.'

Global’s reintroducing its news, creating a new national and local ‘get ‘em as they eat dinner’ news package. The new news, complete with a new logo, advertising and on-air presentation will be unveiled beginning Monday, Feb. 6. Across Canada, Global National with Kevin Newman will reside in the 5:30 p.m. slot (6:30 in the Maritimes), followed by a rebranded 6 p.m. local News Hour and News Final at 11 p.m. A 5 p.m. Early News show in the Calgary, Edmonton and BC markets will also air. ‘The rebrand is Global’s strategy to position the network as the television brand that Canadians turn to first,’ said Steve Wyatt, senior vice president of news and information for Global Television. ‘The strength and growth of our news programs allow us to aggressively compete with other networks especially in the crucial suppertime news hours.’