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Malcolm Dunlop leaving Rogers Media

The exec VP of TV programming's departure follows news that fellow programming exec Claire Freeland is also set to leave the Canadian broadcaster.
August 20, 2013

Malcolm Dunlop is stepping down as Rogers Media’s top programming exec on August 30.

The departure follows news earlier this month that Claire Freeland, director of programming at the Canadian broadcaster, is also leaving, with her last day being on September 30.

Sources at Rogers Media indicate that details on the evolving programming suite at City and its sister TV stations in the Rogers fold will be announced in the coming weeks, according to realscreen‘s sister publication Playback.

Dunlop, as executive vice president of TV programming and operations, increased the primetime ratings at City in recent years, with a string of U.S. comedies such as Two Broke Girls and New Girl.

The channel also rolled out new Canadian series like Bachelor Canada and the upcoming Storage Wars Canada. Dunlop joined Rogers’ broadcast arm in 1985, with OMNI Television.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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