TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) has named
Isabella Federigi as Director of Programming for AMI's French channel,
AMI-télé. Federigi will be based out of Montréal and will report
directly to AMI-télé Vice President, Programming and Production,
With more than seventeen years of experience, Federigi is a veteran in
the broadcast industry having spent time at Global Québec, CH Montréal
(CJNT) and most recently at Télé-Québec where she was responsible for
acquisitions and programming related to drama series and documentaries.
Federigi has worn many hats over the years including Programming
Supervisor and Station Manager and was instrumental in the rebranding
and, in 2009, the subsequent transition of ownership for CH Montréal
(CJNT). Federigi is very active in the community and in 1998 was
awarded the CanWest Community Spirit Award. In 2013 she was honoured
with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her continued
efforts and involvement in ethnic media and cultural diversity.
"I'm thrilled to have Isabella on board," says Lapointe, Vice-President
of Programming and Production, AMI-télé. "We have a lot of work to do
in advance of our launch and Isabella is just the right person to roll
up her sleeves and get the job done. Her experience and enthusiasm are
unparalleled and I'm so pleased to be working with such a consummate
AMI was awarded a French license on August 8, 2013 and the channel is
scheduled to launch in January, 2015. AMI-télé will be available as
part of a basic digital package and will provide French Canadians who
are blind or low vision with programming that is both entertaining and
relevant to their community, complete with open described video and
Federigi assumes her role with AMI effective immediately and is
available for interviews. To arrange an interview with AMI's new
Director of Programming, AMI-télé, please contact Taylor Turner at email@example.com.
For further information on AMI and its services, visit www.AMI.ca.
About Accessible Media Inc.
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization
operating two broadcast services: AMI-audio and AMI-tv, and a website (AMI.ca). A third broadcast service, AMI-télé, will launch in early 2015.
Serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially
sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted, AMI's
mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians.
SOURCE: Accessible Media Inc. (AMI)
For further information:
Janis Davidson Pressick, Communications Manager
800-567-6755 ext. 0971, firstname.lastname@example.org
Taylor Turner, Communications Coordinator
800-567-6755 ext. 0977, email@example.com