Joy Rosen

Portfolio recruits for factual

Canada-based Portfolio Entertainment has hired Jennifer Bragg as director, factual and lifestyle development. The hire comes as Portfolio expands from kids into factual and Bragg will run the factual division the company set up in 2014. Amy Manchester Borg had filled the role but left Portfolio last year, since when the position has been vacant. […]

FYI, Discovery claim You Gotta Eat Here

FYI in Asia and Discovery Networks in Italy have bought You Gotta Eat Here! from Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment. Good Food in the UK has also bought the culinary-themed show’s fourth season, having already bought the other three. Israel’s Yes has acquired For the Love of Dog, which follows eccentric dog owners and their canine friends. […]

Portfolio hires former Teletoon exec

Canadian producer and distributor Portfolio Entertainment has hired Trent Locke as chief operating officer. Locke was previously vice president, business operations, for Canadian kids channel Teletoon. At Portfolio he will work across strategy and business development as well as finance and the day to day running of the company. He will report to co-CEOs Lisa […]