Global News scores Mike Omelus as new Eastern Regional Director

Global News is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Omelus as its new Eastern Regional Director.

Reporting directly to Troy Reeb, Vice President, Global News, Omelus will utilize his extensive broadcast media experience to oversee all editorial and production teams at Global Maritimes, Global Montreal, and Global Winnipeg’s newsrooms.

Omelus will also supervise all teams working on Global News’ current affairs newsmagazine program 16:9 The Bigger Picture. 

“Mike comes equipped with a wealth of frontline journalistic experience, innovative production ideas and a keen understanding of both new media and news marketing,” says Troy Reeb, Vice President, Global News. “His lengthy experience in broadcasting will prove invaluable in further defining our Global News brands.”

Omelus joins Global News from CTV’s Business News Network, where he has served as Executive Producer since 2006. In charge of all on-air and online content, Omelus helped re-launch the business channel from new Toronto studios last month. He also helped spearhead BNN’s rebrand from ROBTv in 2007. Prior to BNN, Omelus served in numerous roles at The Canadian Press, including as a foreign correspondent and Senior Parliamentary Correspondent in Ottawa. He later became the top news executive at Broadcast News, the wire service’s radio and television division.

Mike Omelus begins his role as Eastern Regional Director February 7th. 

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