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Melissa Kajpust

Super Channel VP Melissa Kajpust steps down

The VP of programming will leave her position as of Dec. 21.


Allarco exits creditor protection, rebrands Super Channel

President Don McDonald discusses creating a more distinctive pay-TV brand, working with indies after its large-scale licence divestment and its commissioning strategy.

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Super Channel brings back Pure for season two

After CBC last year opted not to renew the hour-long drama, Super Channel has stepped in to commission a sophomore season of the Mennonite mob drama.

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Melissa Kajpust upped at Super Channel

With the promotion, Kajpust’s remit will expand to include all U.S. and international program acquisitions.


Super Channel restructures executive team

Donald McDonald adds the role of COO, taking over duties from former president and chief operating officer Malcolm Knox, who left the company in September.

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Brendon Sawatzky rejoins NSI

As director of programming, Sawatzky replaces Melissa Kajpust, who left the NSI to rejoin Super Channel.

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NSI names new director of programming

Melissa Kajpust takes over the position at the Winnipeg-based training school.


Kajpust joins NSI

Writer Melissa Kajpust is the newest member of the National Screen Institute, where she’ll be taking over the position of NSI Drama Prize program manager.