Canadian premium cable network Super Channel has appointed Jackie Pardy as director of programming, replacing Jenny Hacker, who stepped down five months into the role.
Pardy (pictured), who takes on the Toronto-based role on May 16, will lead domestic and foreign acquisitions for channels Fuse, Heart & Home and Vault, as well as overseeing development and production of its domestic productions. She will report to Super Channel president and CEO Don McDonald.
Pardy most recently served as director of development at Women in Film and Television – Toronto, managing strategic partnerships and sponsorships. She has previously worked at Corus Entertainment as director, network content, specialty and pay TV, leading negotiations and program rights of Corus brand acquisitions.
Hacker left the position to “pursue other opportunities,” according to a release from Super Channel. She had taken over as director of programming in December 2018 following the departure of Melissa Kajpust, who had joined the network in early 2018 after its restructure.
From Playback Daily.