Contact Us

Got a question about the CBC? We've answered the most common queries in our list of Frequently Asked Questions below.

If you still can't find the answer you're looking for, please use our Contact Form. Due to the large volume of messages received, we will not be able to respond to all messages.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I contact the local news departments with a news tip?
  2. How do I contact John Sauder, CBC Meteorologist about Weather questions or concerns?
  3. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a local show?
  4. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a national show?
  5. Can I get a copy of CBC News Television items or archive stock footage?
  6. Can I get transcripts and/or tapes of radio programs?
  7. How do I find out about jobs at the CBC?
  8. How do I alert the CBC to reception difficulties?
  9. How do I contact someone at the CBC?
  10. What are your channels/frequencies?
  11. I have a CD that I would like you to play. Where do I send it?
  12. How do I get my event listed in your online community calendar or leave a phone message about my event to be played on Radio Noon?
  13. How do I contact the CBC about something I saw on CBC.ca?
  14. How do I subscribe to the television and radio e-newsletters?
  15. How do I subscribe to have daily news headlines from CBC?
  16. Who do I contact to request CBC Manitoba sponsor my event?
  17. Who do I contact about inviting a CBC personality to host an event?
  18. How do I submit a PSA and what format is acceptable?

Answers to FAQ

  1. How do I contact the local news departments with a news tip?

    If you've got a news tip, phone the CBC News Winnipeg assignment desk at (204) 788-3641 or (204) 788-3217 or talkback@cbc.ca.

  2. How do I contact John Sauder, CBC Meteorologist about Weather questions or concerns?

    You can contact CBC Manitoba Meteorologist John Sauder via email: askjohn@cbc.ca.

  3. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a local show?

    Go to the Programs page, and follow the link to the show. Look for the "Contact Us" link for that show in the navigation near the top of the page.

  4. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a national show?

    Go to Programs A-Z, look for the listing for that show, then follow the link to the website for that show. Look for the "Contact Us" section of the site.

  5. Can I get a copy of CBC News Television items or archive stock footage?

    To order a DVD copy of CBC News items: News Winnipeg at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. or to license digital archive footage, please contact Lucille Brunette @ (204) 788-3114 or email lucille.brunette@cbc.ca.

  6. Can I get transcripts and/or tapes of radio programs?

    To order a copy or transcript of CBC News radio programs, please contact CISION Media Marketing Services at (204) 957-1677. Transcripts are held for 1 month (local) and 3 months (national). Please note that prices vary according to the length of programs.

  7. How do I find out about jobs at the CBC?

    Go to our Jobs page.

  8. How do I alert the CBC to reception difficulties?

    Call audience relations at (866) 306-4636.

  9. How do I contact someone at the CBC?

    Check the "Contact" information on the right side of this page, or use the Contact Form. To contact employees at CBC in Manitoba by phone, call (204) 788-3222.

  10. What are your channels/frequencies?

    These are listed on the Frequencies page.

  11. I have a CD that I would like you to play. Where do I send it?

    Mail the CD to the following address (make sure to attach contact information): CBC MUSIC LIBRARY 541 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G1.

  12. How do I get my event listed in your online community calendar or leave a phone message about my event to be played on CBC Radio Noon and Weekend Morning Show?

    You can send them to us in the following ways:

    • Simply fill out this form.
    • Phone message: Radio Noon plays messages that are approximately 30 seconds in length. Groups must be non-profit and located in Manitoba to qualify. Leave your message on the Radio Noon listener line by calling 204-788-3797.
  13. How do I contact the CBC about something I saw on CBC.ca?

    Check the "Contact" information on the right side of this page, or use our Contact Form.

  14. How do I subscribe to the CBC Manitoba e-newsletter?

    Go to our free CBC Manitoba e-newsletter subscription page. You will receive weekly information about what's on CBC Radio and CBC Television in Manitoba, as well as special events happening in our community.

  15. How do I subscribe to have daily news headlines from CBC?

    Select Morning News Digest or Afternoon News Digest to have daily news digests delivered via e-mail.

  16. Who do I contact to request CBC Manitoba sponsor my event?

    CBC Manitoba is proud to invest in community events with non-profit groups in Manitoba through sponsorships. We are committed to reaching diverse communities, amateur and high-performance sport and education events along with local business interest groups and entrepreneurship programs.

    In order for your organization or event to be considered by CBC Manitoba, we request all organizations download and complete the Sponsorship Request Form.

    Note: To be eligible for a CBC Manitoba sponsorship, organizations must have a permanent office in Canada, be non-political, and be registered as a non-profit or have charitable status. CBC does not provide cash for sponsorships. Requests should be submitted twelve weeks prior to the event date and a decision will be communicated to you within a month of receipt.

  17. Who do I contact about inviting a CBC personality to host an event?

    For hosting requests, we ask for all organizations to download and complete a CBC Host Request Form.

    This form helps us to support both your event and our CBC hosts. Return the completed form by email to patti.glesby@cbc.ca or by fax to 204-788-3104. To request a word document of this form, please contact patti.glesby@cbc.ca.

  18. How do I submit a PSA and what format is acceptable?

    Please submit your PSA to the attention of Lindsay MacKenzie, senior communications officer at PO Box 160 Winnipeg, MB R3C 2H1. PSAs may be submitted on digital beta tape in 16x9 wide screen format, or in high definition on HD Cam-SR tape format. CBC Communications is also able to accept final broadcast versions of PSAs from services such as Mijonet, DG Online and Extreme Reach. Accepted lengths of PSA's are 15 and 30 second messages only.

    Only one copy of the broadcast tape is required for national broadcast on the CBC Television network. Approved messages are distributed nationally.

CBC Manitoba

541 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G1 TEL: (204) 788-3222 TTY/Teletypewriter: 1-866-220-6045

cbc.ca/manitoba

CBC News Online: TEL: (204) 788-3646

Communications, Marketing & Brand

Manager: E-mail: Gabriela Klimes TEL: (204) 788-3127 Senior Communications Officer: E-mail: Lindsay MacKenzie TEL: (204) 788-3129

Programming

Managing Editor: E-mail: Cecil Rosner TEL: (204) 788-3651 Director of Manitoba Centre: E-mail: John Bertrand

Digital Archive Sales

Email: Lucille Brunette (204) 788-3114

CBC Revenue Group

Website: cbcrevenuegroup.cbc.ca Broadcast Sales: E-mail: Jason Perring TEL: (204) 788-3013
Digital Sales: E-mail: Huw CawthornTEL: 1-855-320-4368
TEL: (604) 662-6614