TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that Isabella Federigi, Director of Programming for AMI-télé has been promoted to Vice-President, Programming and Production for the French service.
A veteran in the broadcast industry, Federigi joined AMI-télé last April and was instrumental in ensuring the channel's successful launch on December 16, 2014.
"This is a well-deserved promotion," explains David Errington, AMI President and CEO. "Isabella is a consummate professional with a tremendous connection to the francophone community. With more than eighteen years' experience in the broadcast industry, her reputation precedes her. AMI-télé is fortunate to have such a passionate and experienced individual step into this very important role."
Federigi assumes her role as Vice-President, Programming and Production, AMI-télé effective immediately and will report to David Errington.
AMI-télé is available as part of a basic digital package and provides francophone Canadians who are blind or low vision with programming that is both entertaining and relevant to their community, complete with open described video and closed captioning.
About Accessible Media Inc.
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI's mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians. To learn more visit AMI.ca and AMItele.ca.
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