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John Murphy appointed as Corus Television president

Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced the appointment of Doug Murphy as president, Corus Television. Murphy was most recently EVP/GM of Corus Kids and president of Corus-owned animation and entertainment company Nelvana.
May 3, 2010

Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced the appointment of Doug Murphy as president, Corus Television. Murphy was most recently EVP/GM of Corus Kids and president of Corus-owned animation/entertainment company Nelvana. Prior to that position, he headed up Nelvana’s international distribution arm, Nelvana Enterprises. ‘Doug is an outstanding executive with a proven track record for building strong teams and great brands. Since joining Corus he has consistently delivered superior business results,’ said John Cassaday, president and CEO of Corus Entertainment, to whom Murphy will report. ‘Doug’s predecessor, Paul Robertson, assembled a stellar team and a powerhouse portfolio of brands which will grow and prosper under Doug’s leadership.’

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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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