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Ferne Cohen upped to exec director for Banff World TV Fest

Achilles Media has announced new executive appointments within the organization, including the promotion of Ferne Cohen to the dual roles of executive director for the Banff World Television Festival and vice president, entertainment, Achilles Media.
October 1, 2010

Achilles Media has announced new executive appointments within the organization, including the promotion of Ferne Cohen to the dual roles of executive director for the Banff World Television Festival and vice president, entertainment, Achilles Media. Formerly the director of business development, entertainment for Achilles, Cohen succeeds Peter Vamos in the Banff Fest topper role. Vamos left the position he’d held for 18 months in July.
Elsewhere in the organization, Mark Greenspan has been upped from vice president digital media and executive director of nextMEDIA, to chief operating officer, Achilles Media. Also, Jory Groberman has been promoted from director of business development to vice president, business development, Achilles Media and executive director of digital media and innovation. In this new position, Jory will be responsible for nextMEDIA events and programs, as well as the Canadian Innovation Exchange. In addition to the Banff World Television Festival and nextMEDIA, Achilles Media also presents History Makers and the Canadian Innovation Exchange.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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