Lorna Dueck Appointed CEO of Crossroads

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The Board of Directors for Crossroads Christian Communications Inc. (Crossroads) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorna Dueck as Chief Executive Officer of Crossroads and YES TV effective July 11th, 2016.  Lorna previously launched the Canadian charity Media Voice Generation, and is the Executive Producer and host of the television program Context with Lorna Dueck, a show she launched in 2003 under its previous name Listen Up TV.

Lorna’s experience in media and her leadership as a prominent Christian voice in Canada uniquely positions her for the role.   She is a highly respected journalist and faith leader in Canada and her work has garnered global recognition.  Providing a unique faith perspective on current events and news, Lorna is a sought-after voice and trusted guide to bring Canada’s faith stories to the forefront.

With over 30 years of media experience, Lorna is a familiar face and voice to the Crossroads audience, having served as co-host alongside Rev. David Mainse on 100 Huntley Street from 1994-2002.  She then established a visible Christian witness in Canadian news media by creating Media Voice Generation in 2004, and launched a Christian weekly news analysis program, Context with Lorna Dueck, out of the CBC building in downtown Toronto.

“We have full confidence in Lorna and her ability to set the tone and lead the organization with absolute excellence,” says Gil Scott, Chair of Crossroads Board of Directors.   “She is a Spirit-filled leader with a proven track record in the media industry and has a passion for Canada and Christian ministry.”

Lorna’s primary role will be providing leadership and vision to Crossroads and YES TV from the Crossroads Centre in Burlington, Ontario.  She will pursue and lead a collaborative approach to support strong and vibrant Christian media between Crossroads and Media Voice Generation.

Lorna completed her undergraduate studies at Tyndale University College in Toronto, and earned a Master of Arts in Evangelism and Leadership from Wheaton College.  She has received honorary doctorate degrees from Trinity Western, Tyndale and Briercrest Universities. She has also received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canadian society.

Next week clips from Lorna’s commissioning with staff and Crossroads Founder David Mainse will air on 100 Huntley Street.  Lorna Dueck will officially begin at Crossroads on July 11th.

Outside the Box with Sheldon Neil

CROSSROADS ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW IN YES TV’S FALL LINEUP

“OUTSIDE THE BOX, WITH SHELDON NEIL” IS A YES TV EXCLUSIVE SET TO LAUNCH SEPTEMBER

 Outside the box with Sheldon Neil

 

BURLINGTON, ON – August 16, 2017Crossroads Christian Communications Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Outside the Box, with Sheldon Neil, a new talk show setting-up to be Canada’s Christian leading voice in Faith, Arts and Culture. The program, aimed to connect with a 40-year-old and under audience, is slated to air September 8th, 2017 on Yes TV reaching 6.8 million homes across Canada.

The program is a 30-minute weekly television show with additional digital content; with the mission to create media that bridges Christ to the world, reaching a new generation of viewers for Crossroads media. Sheldon Neil, (Ordained Elder) brings 10 years of combined experience with Canada’s leading networks such as, CBC, CTV and Global TV. The program delivers in a slick, in-depth and fast pace format, curating peoples’ spiritual experiences in the topical lifestyle occurrences of the day. The show will present faith-based messaging and highlight band performances, one-on-one interviews, and weekly field-segments showcasing God’s love at work in communities in Canada.

“As media missionaries, Crossroads is pleased to announce a new show that brings the message of God’s love and Christian media content to the screens of the next generation of viewers,” said Lorna Dueck, Chief Executive Officer of Crossroads Christian Communications and YES TV.

Outside the Box, with Sheldon Neil, Season 1 guests include: Juno award nominee and multiple GMA Covenant Award winner, Drew Brown, Juno award nominee, Londa Lamond, Hillsong College Graduate, Dana Marie, and many more! The Outside the Box Panel brings faith-filled and insightful discussions on the latest you need to know on Faith and Technology, Faith Brand Development and Life Empowerment.

“Yes TV is excited to welcome this new show to our 2017 fall lineup. It aligns well with YES TV’s brand promise; bringing uplifting family-friendly message of faith and values to our growing audience,” said Rob Sheppard, General Manager YES TV.

The program is produced from the Crossroads studios located in Burlington, Ontario.

You don’t want to miss, Outside the Box, with Sheldon Neil. 

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