- MacLean promoted to Vice-President, Bell Media Production -
- Stockman promoted to Vice-President, Specialty Channels -
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TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Phil King, President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming announced today that Nanci MacLean and Justin Stockman have been promoted to Vice-President, Bell Media Production and Vice-President, Specialty Channels, respectively. The appointments come following the departure of Rick Brace, President, Specialty Channels and CTV Production, late last year. MacLean and Stockman will continue to report to Catherine MacLeod, Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels and Bell Media Production as part of her senior management team. The appointments are effective immediately.
"With an incredible track record for success, Nanci and Justin bring significant experience to their new roles at Bell Media," said Phil King, President, CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming. "These appointments reflect our strategy in continuing to build our industry-leading team, while delivering Canadians the very best in compelling content."
As Vice-President, Bell Media Production, MacLean will continue to lead the company's in-house production team for all entertainment programming across Bell Media's portfolio of conventional and specialty channels, including The Movie Network. She recently led the successful launch of daytime talk series THE SOCIAL (CTV) and continues to oversee Canada's #1 entertainment program ETALK (CTV), daytime series THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (CTV), INNERSPACE (Space), MOVIE NIGHT (E!), and more. MacLean has been with the company since 2000.
In his new role as Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Stockman will oversee the day-to-day operational and strategic management of Bell Media's portfolio of Entertainment Specialty brands, including The Movie Network. He will also work with senior management to drive new revenue opportunities and expand efficiencies across the company. Stockman has been with Bell Media for more than a decade in various roles, including Executive Director, Music and Entertainment Channels; Executive Director, Marketing, Specialty Channels; and Creative Director, MuchMusic. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Specialized Honours in Visual Arts Studio from York University, as well as an MBA from a joint program between Cornell University in New York and Queen's University in Kingston.
About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network; 34 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched specialty channels in English and French; four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran; and is managing shareholder of premium pay-per-view service Viewers Choice Canada. Bell Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 107 licensed radio stations in 55 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO, and Bravo GO, and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.
SOURCE: Bell Media
For further information:
Amy Doary, Bell Media, 416.384.2593, [email protected]