Katie Bailey

Katie Bailey (@katie_bailey) is the editor and content director at Playback, overseeing the Playback brand as well as all content programs for the Banff World Media Festival. She likes dramas, thrillers, offbeat comedies, sci-fi, fantasy, how-to cooking, one renovation show and zero Kardashians.

Contact Katie by sending an email to kbailey@brunico.com

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Naveen Prasad named president of Vice Canada

The company has also entered into a content and media sales partnership with Bell Media that will see Viceland’s programming air across Bell Media’s platforms.

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Rex Tasker, NFB Atlantic founder, dies at 85

The producer and filmmaker helped reshape the NFB in the 1970s, opening an East Coast regional office to foster local filmmaking and storytelling.

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Creating co-view chemistry with Just Like Mom and Dad

Marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and the series’ broadcast partners discuss why the game show is hitting all the right family-viewing notes.

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Vertical Entertainment acquires The Reckoning for U.S.

Barry Avrich’s follow up to his 2010 film Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project will be released stateside later this year.

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Roku to debut its AVOD channel in Canada

Although it has no plans to start pumping out originals, the company is putting content at the core of its engagement strategy.

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Is better media measurement on the horizon?

Numeris, Canada’s TV ratings measurement service, announces the development of a new tool to give advertisers and broadcasters a better understanding of audience viewing habits.

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Cooking up new opportunities for Ricardo

Veteran producer and broadcast exec Lee Herberman talks to Playback about joining Quebec-based Ricardo Media as it eyes expansion into English Canada.

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Season two of Burden of Truth underway

The Kristin Kreuk-starrer has cameras rolling in Winnipeg ahead of its U.S. debut on the CW later this month, with some new faces behind the camera and in the writers’ room.

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Regulator approves WOW takeover of Comedy Gold

The Commission also approved a tangible benefits package worth 10% of the transaction, as well as a requested adjustment to the channel’s existing CPE.

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Murdoch Mysteries renewed for season 12

The long-running CBC series from Shaftesbury will reward its loyal viewership with another season.

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Playback Spring 2018: Awards, amazing women and Canada’s kids biz

Playback‘s first print issue of the year hits mailboxes this week, packed with features on the issues shaping the industry right now.

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Prime Time ’18: How to pitch Netflix

Netflix exec Elizabeth Bradley sits down with Halfire’s Noreen Halpern to talk shop on getting shows on the platform.