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CBC rehires for vacant kids boss position

Canadian pubcaster CBC has rehired a former employee to succeed Kim Wilson at the top of its Kids CBC unit. Martin Markle has been named senior director of children’s content, a position in which he will oversee the division, including development and production. He worked for CBC between 2003 and 2006 as executive in charge of production […]

Cineflix appoints Akman COO

Canadian-based producer Cineflix Media has hired Andrew Akman as its first COO. Akman joins from Canadian media giant Shaw and will oversee acquistions, corporate activity and post production at Cineflix. Based in Toronto, Akman will report to Cineflix’s co-CEOs Katherine Buck and Glen Salzman. Prior to Shaw, Akman was at Canwest Broadcasting where he oversaw […]