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Summary

Award winning television and digital producer, strategizes the creation of engaging and entertaining content across all platforms. Expert in production financing, licensing, marketing and content distribution.

Established relationships with broadcasters worldwide. Attends international television conferences MIPTV, MIPCOM, Real Screen, Real Screen West, Banff Television Festival, Edinburgh Television Festival, Sunny Side of the Doc.

Member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, Women in Film and Television. Winner of television and digital awards in Canada and US.  

Speaks English, French, Italian. Holds Canadian and European citizenship.

Work experience

Primevista Television Inc.
1997present 

President/Executive Producer 

Award winning creator and producer of over 250 hours of factual entertainment and lifestyle content across linear and digital platforms. Experienced leader versed in production financing, co-production, licensing, marketing, distribution, network relations, legal and governmental affairs. Established relationships with broadcasters worldwide.  

CTV Television Network
1989 1997

Journalist/Producer

News producer and writer for flagship network newscast, Devise and pinpoint editorial and visual direction with reporters around the world.  Split second decision-making and coordination in a high pressure, evolving environment. Creator and producer of pilots for  network news division.  

Freelance journalist 
19851991

Journalist/Producer/Writer 

Writer with CBC and CTV National newscasts, and syndication producer for network affiliates. Feature writer with noted magazines Toronto Life, Canadian Business, Atlantic Insight plus daily newspapers and journals across Canada and USA. Corporate video and print producer.   

New  Brunswick Broadcasting
19851987

News Anchor/Reporter

Television and radio anchor with province wide network. Field reporter, covering federal, provincial and municipal politics, plus breaking local news. Producer and host of regional public affairs programming.  Editorial contributor to national and international news organizations.   

radio atlantic
19841985

News Anchor/Reporter

Afternoon drive news anchor with Atlantic Canada's largest radio station. Desk and field reporter, covering politics and breaking news.  Contributor to national and international news syndication services.  Producer and host of weekly, top-rated public affairs series.  

Education

University of toronto
20162017

Digital Marketing Management Certificate

Strategic, tactical and creative essentials of an organization's digital presence.  The key foundations of current methodologies and tactics, including the principles of website design and content, search engine marketing, social media, Email marketing and Web analytics.

ryerson university
19911991

Business of Television Production 

The business and legal aspects of independent production. Working with broadcasters, content creators, funding agencies and financiers. The business aspects of pitching (selling), developing, financing, producing, post-production and commercial exploitation/distribution of creative media properties.

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE
19871987

Screenwriting

Principle of screenwriting, including story structure, creating dimensional characters and worlds, screenplay format, style and philosophy. Developing tightly structured and memorable story rich with character and theme. The dramatic and technical elements of short and feature-length screenwriting as well as developing story proposals, treatments and beat outlines.

Fanshawe college
19801982

Broadcast Journalism 

A unique program focus to train the news videographer/reporter/producer. Use of broadcast news gathering equipment, audio and visual, news writing, newscasting, news editing, interviewing, researching, TV video editing, TV Newscasting, TV Production and practical Broadcast Journalism.

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