Len Cochrane, president of TELETOON, and Hillary Firestone, VP Network Marketing and Promotions have brought on two new directors to the Canadian cartoon channel. Renee Gluck is the new director of creative services, replacing Gervais Vignola, who continues with TELETOON in a consulting role. Susan Nakhle is director of communications, filling in for Pascale Guillotte, who is on maternity leave until September 2004.
Gluck was station manger of Roger's French-language station Rogers Television in Ottawa. Prior to joining Rogers, Gluck worked in a variety of capacities for TVOntario, as gm of the TVOntario Foundation and as a sr producer in on air promotions and scheduling. Gluck has also worked in production for Rhombus Media, The National Film Board of Canada and Carlton Prods., and done communications consulting in regional politics and education.
Nakhle joins TELETOON after working in several capacities at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, most recently as director of public relations. Nakhle oversaw internal and external communications for CBC Radio, Television and cbc.ca, including employee and media relations, audience services, strategic partnerships and promotions, and public accountability and issues management.
TELETOON is Canada's first and only, 24-hour-a-day animation station for audiences of all ages. With English and French-language services, the network offers cartoons and animation from Canada and around the world. TELETOON's shareholders are Astral Media Inc., Corus Entertainment Inc. and CINAR Corp.