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GlassBox Television hires CHUM alum as SVP

Toronto-based GlassBox Television has brought on Marcia Martin in the newly created role of SVP, creative content, commissioned and in-house programming.
March 24, 2011

Toronto-based GlassBox Television has expanded its exec team with Marcia Martin stepping into the newly created position of SVP creative content, commissioned and in-house programming.

In her new role, Martin will be collaborating with both in-house and indie producers as she manages all aspects of original content. That includes development, production, co-pros and licensing for Bite TV, Aux TV and Travel & Escape channels.

“As we expand original entertainment and lifestyle offerings on our channels, Marcia’s talent for developing unique content with style and a fresh attitude is perfectly suited to GlassBox viewers,” said Raja Khanna, GlassBox co-CEO said in a statement.

Martin’s career has seen her serve as VP production for CHUM, leading development, management and the launch of many of its specialty channels, including Space, Star! and FashionTelevision. She also had stints as a production executive on MuchMusic VJ Search: The Series and Canada’s Next Top Model and as SVP, executive producer, specials for CTV.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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