Viacom International Media Networks has upped three members of its senior management team across Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the company has hired a new VP of strategy and business development for Asia.
Monthly mystery-box subscription service Loot Crate has hired David Voss, former SVP of Mattel’s Playground Productions, as its chief creative officer.
Emmy Award-winning children’s media producer and writer Ellen Doherty has joined The Fred Rogers Company as its executive in charge of production.
Former TVO preschool boss Marie McCann is returning to Kids’ CBC as executive in charge of production for Children’s Content – a title she will share with fellow incoming producer Drew Mullin.
After 10 years as SVP of worldwide public relations and marketing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Barry Ziehl is moving to Warner Bros. Entertainment as SVP of public affairs and strategic initiatives.
Along with its dominance of the kids TV market, the CDN$2.65-billion acquisition will give Corus a firm command of the Canadian specialty scene with seven of the top 10 channels in the category, but what does further consolidation mean for Canadian producers?
Grainne Rowe moves up to a new role at Disney EMEA. As the kidcaster’s new head of live-action development, she says she’s on the lookout for more genre-driven fare like UK-produced 2014 Disney hit Evermoor (pictured).