Jenna Bourdeau

CBC poaches Proper Rights VP for acquisitions

Canadian pubcaster the CBC has poached Jenna Bourdeau from local indie distributor Proper Rights. Bourdeau will be senior director of acquisitions for the public broadcaster. The role will see her acquiring Canadian and international programming for CBC platforms. Bourdeau will report to Sally Catto, the CBC’s general manager of programming. She was previously VP, distribution […]

Canada’s Proper buys distributor BuzzTaxi

Canadian factual entertainment producer Proper Television has made the move into distribution with the acquisition of BuzzTaxi Communications. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed but it is for 100% of BuzzTaxi, which will now operate under the name Proper Distribution. There will be no job losses, with BuzzTaxi founders Jenna Bourdeau and Natalie […]