Corus Entertainment | Manager, Original Content, Scripted and Factual
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 critically acclaimed event drama Departure, History’s hit show Vikings, YTV’s Emmy nominated Hardy Boys, Adult Swim Canada’s first original comedy Psi Cops and Corus Studios original factual series Salvage Kings, Lost Car Rescue, Rust Valley Restorers and up-coming limited series BLK: An Origin Story.
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 drama 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 and the International Emmys.
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