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Cbc Radio: Noon-Hour Show and Bc today.article

cbc radio: Five, four, three, two, one... Eliot's tone switches from playful to powerful as she introduces the newly revamped noon-hour show, BC Today.article continues below Trending Stories Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have 'Titanic' B.C. Ferries moment Bear relocated from North Vancouver playground park VIDEO Travellers left in limbo as West Jet continues negotiations with its pilots FortisBC updates East First Avenue road closure plan Michelle Eliot is the host of B.C. Today, the new noon-hour show on CBC Radio. - CBC Eliot began her tenure as the new show's host on May 9, taking over for Gloria Macarenko who hosted the show when it was known as BC Almanac, according to Vancouver Courier. Long time Early Edition host Rick Cluff's retirement triggered a game of host tetris at Vancouver's CBC, landing Eliot her first permanent role after filling in for various positions. She's been preparing the pages of notes surrounding her since six that morning and, while various screens around her demand her attention, she manages to find time to poke fun at newsreader Robert Zimmerman across the table. While the show has a new name, host and soundtrack, the structure remains largely the same save for the fact that the top news story of the day now gets an hour's worth of air time, rather than 30 minutes. I'd love to hear the people who aren't often heard. The reason we have more time is for more people and different voices. ( As reported in the news.