YMA taps Bowen as executive director

Chantal Bowen is the newest member of the Youth Media Alliance (YMA), taking over as executive director for Caroline Fortier, who held the position for the last 12 years.
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Chantal Bowen is the newest member of the Youth Media Alliance (YMA), taking over as executive director for Caroline Fortier, who held the position for the last 12 years.

Bowen comes to Montreal’s YMA well-equipped to step into her new role. She has more than a decade’s-worth of experience under her belt at the National Film Board of Canada where she developed educational series Les jeunes: vers un dialogue democratique and Teens Against Violence.

Since her time at the NFB, she’s also been a freelance producer as well as a producer at Pixcom (Hypnosis: A Window Into The Mind), CBC (The Nature of Things), Sovimage (En quête de Jean Drapeau) and  Vivavision (Lethal Beauty, Sauver sa peau).