CBC North’s two supper-hour TV newscasts have new hosts — and neither is a stranger to northern audiences.
Meghan Roberts has taken the helm at Northbeat, while Joanna Awa now hosts the Inuktitut-language Igalaaq.
For Roberts, it’s not a major shift — she’s spent the last few years working primarily in radio, delivering afternoon newscasts to the three territories from Whitehorse. She also has a background in television.
And for Awa, the hosting gig in Iqaluit means a return to her roots in broadcasting after a few years away from CBC North.
“I had not planned on coming back to CBC. It’s been wonderful working here, but I thought that I would
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