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Phil King named SVP of distribution for Canada at Sony

Media | 05/03/2016 6:06 pm EDT

Sony Corp.’s Sony Pictures Television (SPT) said Monday it has named Phil King its new senior vice-president of distribution for Canada. “Based in Toronto, King will be responsible for managing and growing SPT’s distribution activity across Canada, leading all film, television and formats licensing negotiations across broadcast and digital platforms, as well as the rapidly expanding [subscription video-on-demand] market,” it said in a press release. King was previously president of sports and entertainment programming at BCE Inc.’s CTV....

Bell Media ranks shaken up further

Media | 10/02/2015 1:52 pm EDT

BCE Inc.'s Bell Media has parted ways with more senior employees, a spokesman confirmed Friday. Bell Media's Scott Henderson said in an email: "I can confirm there have been some director-level departures at Bell Media locations in Toronto, Montreal and local stations across the country. There were also promotions and expanded roles for other leaders. It's part of our ongoing restructuring exercise to ensure Bell Media remains the leader in a fast-changing industry.” Henderson did not provide any numbers or names, though a report on the website Cartt said more than 40...

Bell Media shakes up executive ranks

Media | 08/25/2015 1:43 pm EDT

BCE Inc.'s Bell Media division has undergone a number of changes to its executive ranks, with four individuals leaving and one new one coming in. The company confirmed in an email Tuesday that Phil King, president of CTV,...

Olympic rights deal ‘fiscally responsible,’ CBC says

Media | 10/28/2014 7:50 pm EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada says it will either break even or earn a profit on its acquisition of the broadcasting rights for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea and the 2020 Olympics in Japan. During a conference...

Bell Media makes two VP appointments

Media | 01/16/2014 10:13 pm EST

BCE Inc.’s Bell Media division on Thursday announced Nanci MacLean as the new vice-president of production and Justin Stockman as the vice-president of specialty channels. The company said in a press release the...