WildBrain Television Appoints New VP of Channels & Curation


WildBrain Television has tapped Katie Wilson to take on the newly created position of VP of channels and curation.

In her new role, Wilson will be responsible for curating content and providing editorial direction across WildBrain Television’s Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino and their multiplatform/VOD extensions. Her remit will include spearheading WildBrain Television’s content acquisition and original production program and working closely with WildBrain’s global content, distribution and brand teams to create engaging entertainment for kids and families worldwide. She’ll report to Deirdre Brennan, executive VP of content partnerships.

Wilson joins WildBrain Television following six years as director of programming for kids at Corus Entertainment. There, she commissioned original content and oversaw programming strategy across the company’s flagship kids’ networks and oversaw the management and scheduling across the Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Disney Channel partnership channels in Canada.

Brennan said: “Katie has a remarkable track record in delivering successful content and platform strategies and this expertise, combined with her talent for building strong teams and partnerships, will make her a vital part of the content management team at WildBrain Television. I look forward to working closely with Katie to drive viewer engagement for our channels as we continue delivering best-in-class programming for Canadian families.”

Wilson added: “I am thrilled to join WildBrain Television and excited to work with such an internationally respected team. As someone deeply committed to engaging and entertaining kids and families, I look forward to connecting with Canadian audiences and to also help drive global opportunities for outstanding local content.”