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Tracey Pearce Appointed Senior Vice-President, Specialty and Pay, Bell Media
|By PR Newswire
|August 7, 2014 03:00 PM EDT
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TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Phil King, President - CTV, Sports, and
Entertainment Programming, announced today the appointment of Tracey
Pearce to the role of Senior Vice-President, Specialty and Pay, Bell
Media, effective immediately. Pearce will report directly to King while
overseeing Bell Media's English-language, entertainment and factual
specialty channels and digital platforms, including Discovery, Bravo,
Space, The Comedy Network, Much, MTV, E!, among others, as well as pay
services The Movie Network and HBO Canada. She will also serve on Bell
Media's Programming Council, where she will consult on the overall
acquisition and development strategies for all Bell Media channels.
"Tracey is a well-respected broadcast veteran with extensive
cross-sector experience in all aspects of the business," said King.
"She has been intricately involved with the company's major strategic
decisions and executions for more than a decade, and brings deep-rooted
relationships with both content providers and the independent
production community. We're very happy to have secured Tracey to lead
this increasingly important portfolio."
** Media Note ** Download Tracey's photo at http://www.bellmediapr.ca/Network/Bell-Media
Pearce joined the company in 2001, and most recently was Senior
Vice-President, Business and Legal Affairs for Bell Media, where she
oversaw all business and legal affairs for programming creation and
acquisitions, as well as acted as lead counsel for Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. For the
past several years, Pearce has resided in the United Kingdom with her
family, where she continued to support Bell Media in an advisory role,
particularly with the Consortium's broadcast of London 2012.
Prior to her role at Bell Media, Pearce was a partner at Goodmans LLP
focusing on Communications Law including broadcasting,
telecommunications, new media, and cultural policy. Pearce is a
graduate of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law and holds a
Master of Business Administration degree from York University, where
she specialized in arts and new media.
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;
35 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 106 licensed
radio stations in 54 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, Alberta, 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
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