Speaker Kathleen Meek
Manager, Original Content, Scripted & Factual
Corus Entertainment Inc
Kathleen Meek is Manager, Original Content, Scripted and Factual for Corus Entertainment. In this capacity, she is responsible for a portfolio of original scripted and factual series for Global Television, History® Canada, Showcase, Adult Swim and W. She is Production Executive on Global’s highly-rated event drama Departure and upcoming original series Robyn Hood; Adult Swim Canada’s first original comedy Psi Cops; History® Canada’s hit series Deadman’s Curse, and Lost Car Rescue; and acclaimed documentary specials BLK: An Origin Story and True Story. Other past productions include YTV’s Emmy-nominated Hardy Boys, History’s Rust Valley Restorers, Salvage Kings and award-winning drama Vikings. Kathleen joined Corus in 2018 from Bell Media where she was Production Executive, Drama and Feature Film. She worked on various original series including CTV’s Motive, Saving Hope and The Detail; Space original series Killjoys; and HBO Canada’s Hip Hop Evolution and Sensitive Skin. She also managed the pre-licensing of Canadian feature film for Bell Media's SVOD services, The Movie Network and HBO Canada. Prior to Bell Media, she worked for Astral where she was responsible for licensing of Canadian film and worked on original series like Call Me Fitz, Funny as Hell, Less Than Kind and Transporter as well as various feature documentaries and comedy specials. Kathleen started her career at CTV in the drama department. She plays an active role in the community supporting various mentorship programs through WIFT, Reelworld, BANFF, Whistler Film Festival as well as participating on juries for Banff Rockie Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, Reelscreen, C21 and the International Emmys.
Speaking on: Speed Meetings with Buyers; Speed Meetings with Buyers; Master Class: Robyn Hood