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Jeff Collier

Jeff Collier is the new Global News National Managing Editor – Weekends. Collier has been with Global since 2015, most recently as Executive Producer in Toronto. In his new role, he’ll take the lead on all aspects of editorial coverage for weekends across the country and add an additional layer of oversight across the network’s platforms. Prior to Global, Collier held senior producing roles with QMI News Agency, CTV News and CBC News.

James Moore

James Moore has left Newstalk 1010 (CFRB-AM) Toronto after eight years as a reporter with the station. Prior to Newstalk 1010, Moore worked as a reporter and anchor in Kelowna at both AM 1150 (CKFR-AM) and 103.9 The Juice (CKOO-FM).

Craig Stone

Craig Stone has moved into a new role with Pulse 107.7 (CISF-FM) Surrey, BC as afternoon host and assistant program director. Stone has been with the station since last July as PD. Stone’s previous stops include Power 97 (CJKR-FM) Winnipeg, CFOX Vancouver, 102.7 The Peak (CKPK-FM) Vancouver, and Mountain FM (CISQ-FM) Squamish, among others.

Marina Di Pancrazio

Marina Di Pancrazio has joined the senior management team of Just for Laughs Group as Chief Content Revenue Officer. Di Pancrazio will oversee the global content business, including the group’s Los Angeles development office, spearheaded by Spencer Griffin. Di Pancrazio spent 12 years at Disney, most recently in TV distribution as the Director of Sales Service for Disney properties, Pixar, Marvel, LucasFilm, the Academy Awards, ABC and Freeform. Prior to that, she was the Disney Channels Worldwide executive for Canada. Before joining Disney, she was the original programming executive at The Movie Network.

Judith Beauchemin

Judith Beauchemin, Vice-President of English Content for Montreal-based media group Attraction, is stepping down to pursue new professional opportunities outside of TV production. Beauchemin joined CMJ Productions in 2002, working with the prodco’s founder to grow the company from the ground up. In addition to serving as producer and executive producer for 500+ hours of content, she also launched a post-production division. Beauchemin was promoted to President in 2016, when Attraction acquired CMJ and earlier this year was elevated to VP of English Content when Attraction brought CMJ under its banner. Nicole Hamilton has been promoted into the role, reporting to President and CEO Richard Speer. She joined CMJ in 2017 as Head of Development and later as Head of Content and Business Development overseeing long-form factual content across English-language brands. Before that, Hamilton served as Senior Director of Factual at Temple Street and VP of Development for Peace Point.

Allan Thompson

Allan Thompson is the incoming head of Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication. Thompson first joined the faculty in 2003 after 17 years with the Toronto Star. He’ll step into the role July 1.

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