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Trish Williams joins CBC

Media | 02/11/2019 3:21 pm EST

Trish Williams is moving from Temple Street Productions to CBC/Radio-Canada, where she will be CBC’s new executive director of scripted content. Starting this week, she will “oversee our drama, comedy, film and scripted production planning teams across all broadcast and streaming original long-form programming,” Sally Catto, CBC’s general manager of programming, said in a message to staff. Before joining Temple Street, Williams worked at BCE Inc.’s Bell Media, including as director of drama.  ...

CBC appoints new OTT content director

Media | 08/24/2018 4:08 pm EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada has appointed Gave Lindo to lead the public broadcaster’s over-the-top (OTT) content strategies as well as its original digital programming, according to a release on Thursday. Lindo held the position of senior director and chief of staff of programming...

Tara Ellis becomes CBC’s head of scripted content

Media | 10/09/2015 3:28 pm EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada said Thursday that Tara Ellis is its new executive director of scripted content. The public broadcaster said in a press release that Ellis will be in charge of teams producing comedies, dramas, kids' programming and digital originals. Ellis was most recently senior director of original drama content...

Sally Catto named CBC TV’s general manager of programming

Media | 06/09/2014 4:35 pm EDT

CBC/Radio Canada on Monday said Sally Catto has been named its new general manager of programing for CBC Television. The public broadcaster said in a press release that Catto had been its executive director of commissioned and scripted programming, where she oversaw dramas, comedies, children's shows and some...