From a media release:
Former Bell Media and Temple Street executiveÂ Trish WilliamsÂ has been appointed to the role ofÂ Executive Director, Scripted ContentÂ atÂ CBC. Reporting to Sally Catto, General Manager, Programming, CBC, Williams will oversee the public broadcasterâ€™s drama, comedy and film teams across all broadcast and streaming original long-form programming.
Williams most recently served as Vice President, Scripted Programming at Temple Street Productions, where she oversaw the creative execution of series for production as well as the sourcing and development of IP and new original series for primetime cable, pay and conventional markets. She was also co-executive producer of drama seriesÂ Killjoys. Prior to joining Temple Street, she was Director, Drama, at Bell Media, leading a team of eight executives handling original drama series and movies across all channels including CTV, Space, Bravo, TMN/HBO Canada, and MUCH. She was also a co-executive producer on Season 4Â of Saving HopeÂ and served as a production executive on the international hit seriesÂ Flashpoint.
Williams joins CBC this week.