Blue Ant Media Promotes Pair to VP Roles


Blue Ant Media has elevated Sarah Etherden to VP of global communications and Craig Junner to VP of programming for Canadian Media.

Junner’s new position reflects his ongoing leadership in overseeing all aspects of the content and programming strategy for Blue Ant Media’s eight linear Canadian channels, including acquisitions, original programming and scheduling. Further, Junner oversees strategy for the company’s expanding portfolio of SVOD and AVOD channel offerings.

Etherden’s promotion reflects the role she has played in building the profile of Blue Ant Media’s distribution business, production companies and media brands globally, while also overseeing the company’s internal communications.

Both Etherden and Junner will continue to report to Jamie Schouela, president of global channels and media at Blue Ant Media. “These promotions reflect the key roles that Sarah and Craig have both played in propelling Blue Ant Media’s growth and success as a best-in-class international content creator and channel operator,” Schouela said. “Both bring invaluable expertise, leadership and passion to their portfolios and will continue to be essential in driving the company’s momentum in our evolving industry.”