Appointment follows recent long-term partnership announcement with Bell Media
TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - VICE Media Canada, Canada's leading youth media company and digital studio, is pleased to announce senior media executive Vanessa Case as SVP Studio Canada, effective immediately.
"Vanessa is a well known, well regarded executive here in Canada and abroad so we're thrilled to have her on board', said Naveen Prasad, President, Vice Media Canada. "She will play a key role as VICE Media Canada continues its focus of being a leading, innovative content producer."
Vanessa was most recently EVP Content at Blue Ant Media and is a senior media executive with deep expertise in content strategy, delivering business growth, and development and execution for global companies, including owned intellectual property (IP), co-productions and international financing.
With a career spanning two decades, Vanessa has been a critical player in the launch and development of several world-renowned brands landing in Canada, including BBC Earth, HGTV Canada and National Geographic. Prior to her role at Blue Ant Media, having held positions at Shaw, CanWest and Alliance Atlantis, she commissioned hundreds of hours of original content, developed original production slates and led scheduling and acquisition strategies for some of Canada's top speciality channels.
"I'm thrilled to be joining the dynamic and creative team at VICE Media Canada and working under the leadership of Naveen to help grow and expand its offerings for the Canadian marketplace and international audiences" said Vanessa Case.
In her new role, Vanessa will head up all VICE Studios' productions in Canada including development, production, financing, sales and licensing, as well as overseeing VICE's production and post-production facilities located in Toronto.
ABOUT VICE MEDIA
VICE is the world's preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in over 30 countries and distributes its programming to viewers across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels; a weekly and daily news programming partnership with HBO; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; and an in-house creative services agency.
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For further information: Britt Aharoni, Senior Publicist, VICE Canada, 647.716.5113 or [email protected]