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OMNI VP Madeline Ziniak appointed to the Order of Canada

Madeline Ziniak, national vice president of Canadian multilingual/multicultural television system OMNI, has been appointed to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honor for lifetime achievement. Ziniak was cited for 'her contributions as the major driving force behind the development and growth of multilingual and multicultural television in Canada.' With five television stations (in BC; Alberta and Ontario) OMNI, part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, has a combined reach to 16.5 million households in major market areas.
July 2, 2009

Madeline Ziniak, national vice president of Canadian multilingual/multicultural television system OMNI, has been appointed to the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honor for lifetime achievement. Ziniak was cited for ‘her contributions as the major driving force behind the development and growth of multilingual and multicultural television in Canada.’ With five television stations (in BC; Alberta and Ontario) OMNI, part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, has a combined reach to 16.5 million households in major market areas.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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