Katie Bailey

Katie Bailey (@katie_bailey) is the editor and content director at Playback. Following previous stints at sister Brunico publication Media in Canada and at Playback, she returned to Playback in 2013 to take on the content director role. She'd feel more guilty about the amount of TV she watches on a daily basis, but hey, it's work.

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

Articles by Katie Bailey

Reynolds Mastin named head of CMPA

The well-known face of CMPA negotiations and legal matters takes over the reins from Michael Hennessy, who retires this week.


Fairfax takes majority stake in Temple Street

Prem Watsa’s holding company is now a majority shareholder in the Toronto-based prodco, with staff and management staying on.


On Screen Manitoba lands $3.9M in government funding

The federal funding will go towards promoting Manitoba-based businesses regionally and internationally, as well as a new transmedia lab.


Pan Am closing ceremony on CBC nabs star lineup

The Pan Am Games organizing committee announced this morning that Kanye West will topline the closing broadcast ceremony, to air on CBC.

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Jocelyn Hamilton named president at eOne TV Canada

The former VP programming and original production at Corus Entertainment has taken the top job at eOne TV in Canada.

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Rick Brace to replace Keith Pelley at Rogers

Former CTV president Rick Brace is taking the helm at Rogers Media.

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Tangible benefits spend up 27% in 2013-14: Boon Dog

The annual report from the Ottawa research firm also notes that six benefits packages ended in the year but over $400 million remains to be spent by 2021.

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Image Engine and Cinesite announce merger

The Vancouver-born VFX shop (which recently worked on Jurassic World) is merging with the global business of Cinesite.

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Productions J ceases TV operations

Julie Snyder’s production company, which handles La Voix and Star Academie, is getting out of the TV game following a dispute with the government over tax credits.

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Diamond Tongues lands U.S. distribution

Pavan Moondi and Brian Robertson’s film will get a stateside release via boutique distributor Factory 25.