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Barbara Shearer to head Anaïd’s Toronto office

Canada's Anaïd Productions has hired former Shaw Media exec Barbara Shearer (pictured) to head up its Toronto office.
January 19, 2015

Canada’s Anaïd Productions has hired former Shaw Media exec Barbara Shearer (pictured) to head up its Toronto office.

Shearer has become exec producer in charge of Toronto operations, having previously served as executive in charge of factual content for History, Global Television, Slice and National Geographic Channel at Shaw Media.

Shearer will oversee development and production of factual content, reporting to Anaïd Productions president and executive producer Margaret Mardirossian.

Her credits at Shaw Media, which she joined in 2011, included Border Security, Brainwashed and Treasures Decoded. Shearer’s earlier indie production credits include Outlaw Bikers, Pretty Dangerous, Canadian Pickers and Women Who Love Killers.

Anaïd Productions, based in Vancouver and Edmonton, is best known for series like The Liquidator, Hail Mary and X-Weighted.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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