Vancouver consultant named to television academy
People | 04/01/2008 12:33 pm EDT
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has elected Catherine Warren, president of Vancouver-based FanTrust Entertainment Strategies, to its membership. Working in the US, the UK, Western Europe and Canada for more than two decades, Warren has published 25 books and magazine series for adults and children on science and computing as well as produced numerous award-winning Web sites and interactive broadcasts, including the Gemini Award-winning CTVNews.com. She has also been a board member of the Bell Broadcast & New Media Fund since 2000, is a board member of the United Way Lower Mainland, Canada, and has served as an international judge for the Interactive Emmy Awards. "Canada is world-class when it comes to digital entertainment and so I am particularly honoured to be counted among the Academy’s Canadian members," said Warren in a release. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with over 550 members from nearly 70 countries and over 400 companies.