Steven DeNure, president and COO of DHX Media has announced the appointment of Chris Bartleman (pictured) to the position of EVP production and development, DHX Kids.
In his new role he will oversee production and development of children’s programming across DHX Media’s Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver-based subsidiaries.
The firm has also appointed Stephanie Betts as VP development, DHX Kids. Betts joins the company from Breakthrough Films and Television.
She will be charged with managing DHX’s development slate of kids shows in all three offices, and will work closely with key creative talent across the company.
DeNure said: “We have three successful and experienced kids production units within DHX and Chris’s new role overseeing all output will be invaluable in enabling the company to continue to play to its strengths in creating a diverse range of kids entertainment.”
Bartleman added: “We have a wealth of creative talent at DHX Media, and with the addition of Stephanie to head up kids development, we’re looking forward to working with the team to create great projects for our broadcast partners around the world.”