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Michael Kronish to lead Canadian Vice Media studio

Most recently an exec producer with Montreal's Zone 3, Kronish has taken the role of SVP, production at Vice Media Canada.
February 17, 2015

Former Zone3 executive producer Michael Kronish has been tapped to head up the Toronto content studio being launched by Vice Media and Rogers Communications.

The appointment of Kronish as senior vice president of production at Vice Media Canada was confirmed by Rogers Communications late last week.

Kronish, who joined Montreal-based Zone 3 in 2009, previously worked at another Montreal-headquartered prodco, Galafilm, for eight years.

The Toronto facility, to be operated by Vice and part of a CDN$100 million joint venture between the partners, will produce homegrown content for varied platforms, including TV, mobile and online.

The Canadian content, targeted at the 18-34 demo, will be made for worldwide distribution.

Vice and Rogers will also work to launch a 24-hour TV channel targeted at young Canadians to be distributed nationwide by Rogers.

(From Playback Daily)

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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