Thursday, June 1, 2023

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television CEO Tammy Frick

It’s been a few years since the Canadian Screen Awards took place in front of a live audience, but in a few weeks Canadian Screen Week makes its in-person return with seven awards shows celebrating Canada’s screen media and the talent behind it, culminating in a star-studded broadcast special on CBC on April 16, hosted by comedian Samantha Bee.

Tammy Frick, CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy), joins us on this episode of Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast to talk about taking leadership of the organization, the Academy’s move to gender-neutral performance categories, and the importance of coming together to celebrate Canadian content.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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