Mark Prasuhn appointed Chief Content Officer; Peter Miller joins as COO
TORONTO, June 2 /CNW/ - S-VOX, Canada's leading provider of programming
content on spirituality, faith, personal growth and wellness, today announced
an expansion and enhancement of its executive team that will enable the
multimedia company to manage effectively its current growth.
Mark Prasuhn, who previously performed double duty as S-VOX's Chief
Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Programming, will move into the
newly created position of Chief Content Officer. Mr. Prasuhn will be
responsible for programming all five of the company's broadcast services, as
well as overseeing the development and delivery of content on its digital
platforms, and will chair S-VOX's production and distribution arm, VisionTV
Peter Miller, a broadcasting industry professional with 20 years of
broadcast and telecommunications experience, joins S-VOX today as Chief
Operating Officer. In this capacity, he will oversee the Toronto-based
organization's technical operations and broadcast systems, advertising sales,
business development, legal, marketing and communications, and affiliate
Said S-VOX President and CEO Bill Roberts: "As Canada's fastest growing
independent broadcaster, we have recognized the need to build on our
outstanding executive and employee team. The presence of Mr. Prasuhn and Mr.
Miller exemplify our ability to attract some of the best talent in the
The appointments, effective immediately, follow S-VOX's recent
acquisition of the local over-the-air stations CHNU-TV in Vancouver and
CIIT-TV in Winnipeg. These new properties join the stable of existing S-VOX
channels: the multi-faith and multicultural specialty television station
VisionTV, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in September, and the digital
TV services One: the Body, Mind & Spirit channel and The Christian Channel.
Mark Prasuhn has been a key member of S-VOX's executive management since
joining the company in 2001, and led the successful launches of One: the Body,
Mind & Spirit channel and The Christian Channel. He has served as Chief
Operating Officer since November 2001, and assumed responsibility for
programming in March 2007.
Said Mr. Roberts: "Under Mark Prasuhn's leadership, we have realigned our
entire programming strategy, and have realized significant growth in
viewership. With new channels joining the S-VOX stable and content creation
for multiple platforms assuming greater importance, Mark and his team will
play a pivotal role in ensuring our continued success."
Peter Miller is a communications lawyer and engineer whose background
includes private practice and executive roles at CHUM Limited and the Canadian
Association of Broadcasters.
Said Mr. Roberts: "As a small, independent broadcaster with a growing
portfolio of television properties, S-VOX faces unique challenges in the
marketplace. Peter Miller's skills as a strategic thinker and negotiator and
his breadth of knowledge on issues ranging from emerging technologies to the
regulatory environment will make him an indispensable addition to our
S-VOX (www.s-vox.com) is a diversified multimedia enterprise that offers
high-quality television and digital content for individuals seeking spiritual
awareness and personal growth. S-VOX properties include: VisionTV, Canada's
multi-faith and multicultural television broadcaster, along with the digital
television services One: the Body, Mind & Spirit channel and The Christian
Channel, and the local stations CHNU-TV in Vancouver and CIIT-TV in Winnipeg.
Other ventures include: Vision TV International, a partnership with
Toronto-based Ellis Entertainment that develops, produces and distributes
original programming for the global marketplace; and Christian Media Sales, a
product marketing and media buying company.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contact: David Todd, Media Relations
Manager, S-VOX Phone: (416) 368-3194 ext 207, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org