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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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