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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
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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