(Windsor, Ontario) – St. Clair College Journalism graduate Mark Brown has been appointed Weekend News Editor at Blackburn Radio.
His job will be to monitor news on weekends in the Windsor, Leamington, Chatham, London, Sarnia and Wingham markets for Blackburn. He will be responsible for editing posted stories to ensure they follow the Blackburn stylebook, posting new stories and breaking news alerts, following sports scores and using Facebook and Twitter to deliver stories to listeners. He will also conduct phone interviews and investigate stories.
"This is a great opportunity and radio is my passion," said Brown. "The people are great to work with and I am able to use all the skills I learned at the MediaPlex and in my former radio career."
In 2015 Mark interned at Blackburn, first under news editor Bob Becken and later under the current news manager Scott Kitching, covering Spitfires hockey and the Windsor newsroom.