TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Media announced today the appointment of Hayden Mindell as Vice President of Television Programming & Content, Rogers Media, effective immediately.
In this newly created position, Mindell has been promoted to oversee, develop, and implement the programming and multiplatform strategy for all Rogers Media (non-sports) television assets including City, FX Canada, OLN, OMNI Television, G4, and BIO and will serve as a key member of Rogers Media's Broadcast Cabinet management team.
Mindell's new role also includes overseeing the submission, development, and production of original Canadian programming for all Rogers Media non-sports television brands. The announcement was made earlier today by Scott Moore, President, Broadcast, Rogers Media.
"Hayden is one of the industry's sharpest and most strategic programming executives. During his tenure, City and the Rogers Media specialty channels have grown to compete amongst the nation's top networks," said Moore. "Hayden has a unique combination of programming expertise, multiplatform vision, and business acumen. He will provide great leadership in an ever-changing broadcast environment in Canada."
Since joining Rogers Media in 2001, Mindell has held a variety of senior positions within the company. Most recently, Mindell served as Director of Programming & General Manager for Specialties, overseeing scheduling, acquisitions and digital rights. In this role, Mindell was instrumental in identifying and securing blockbuster hits for the City schedule, such as Modern Family, How I Met Your Mother, Revolution, and 2 Broke Girls, and was also responsible for the success of the Rogers Media non-sports specialty portfolio, driving the acquisition of key network franchises including Storage Wars, as well as the launch of FX Canada.
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television properties include seven City stations, five OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media's suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
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SOURCE: Rogers Media
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