Speaker Lisa Godfrey

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Lisa Godfrey

SVP Original Content and Corus Studios

Corus Entertainment

Lisa Godfrey has 25 years experience in the television industry both in production and broadcasting. As VP of Original Content at Corus Entertainment, Lisa oversees Original Content development and production for Global, all Women and Lifestyle channels including HGTV Canada, FOOD Network Canada, W Network, Slice, OWN and CMT, and Drama and Factual Content across the Corus portfolio.

Lisa’s career in television began working on Canada’s first daytime talk show,The Shirley Show. Following that she spent several years working in the United States producing Universal Television’sSally Jesse Raphael, Paramount Pictures’The Montel WilliamsShow and was development producer for Telepictures and Pearson Television.

In 2001 Lisa transitioned to broadcasting, joining Specialty broadcaster Alliance Atlantis as Director of Original Content for a number of their specialty channels including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Slice, History Television, and National Geographic Channel. In 2010 her focus shifted when she took on the role of Director of Programming and Scheduling at Shaw Media, developing programming and scheduling strategies for some of the country’s biggest specialty services.

As a mother, wife, television executive and TV enthusiast, Lisa approaches her personal and professional life with passion, vigor and unwavering commitment. 

Speaking on: Face To Face Meeting Exchange; International Unscripted Buyers

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