Jocelyn Hamilton Joins eOne


TORONTO: Jocelyn Hamilton, formerly with Corus Entertainment, is joining Entertainment One Television as president of its Canadian operations.

Effective September 8, Hamilton will be responsible for strategic planning and day-to-day management of the studio's development and production operations in Canada. She was most recently VP of programming and originals at Corus Kids. Her career at Corus also included time spent overseeing original comedies and dramas. While there she commissioned scripted shows like Call Me Fitz and Rogue, as well as Less Than Kind, Sensitive Skin and Transporter. She also commissioned a number of unscripted titles.

“We are delighted to welcome Jocelyn to our team," said John Morayniss, the CEO of eOne Television. "Her wide-ranging knowledge and relationships across development, production, and broadcast and cable networks, combined with her strategic leadership experience and creative and business acumen, make her distinctly qualified to lead our Canadian business. This is a very important time for the Canadian creative brand and for our industry to showcase Canadian talent on a global basis. With Jocelyn on board, we are looking forward to securing more value-driven creative partnerships that will offer new opportunities to content creators in Canada.”
Hamilton added, “Over the last few years, eOne has charted the course for independent studios and shown the industry that high-quality content can truly be global. Canada is a core element of their content strategy and I am delighted to be leading the charge.”