Advisory Board Members
VP, Programming, CTV & Specialty
As Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty, Pat DiVittorio is responsible for all linear and digital content and programming strategy for CTV, CTV2 and Bell Media entertainment channels including CTV Comedy, CTV Drama, CTV Sci-Fi, CTV Life, Much, MTV, and E!. In addition to this portfolio, DiVittorio plays a key role in the strategy and execution of original content for these channels and in the international market.
In November 2019, DiVittorio was appointed to the Content Advisory Board for The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF). In 2015, DiVittorio was awarded Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) Mentor of the Year Award. She is a member of Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) and the Academy of Canadian Cinema &
Television. Previously, DiVittorio served on the board of directors for Women in Film and Television – Toronto (WIFT-T).
DiVittorio joined the company in 1990 as Program Coordinator for local station CTV Toronto, and has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice-President, Program Planning. Throughout her television career, DiVittorio also worked at Showcase as Program Scheduler, where she was involved in program scheduling, planning, and creating an inventory and traffic system. Prior to joining the television industry, DiVittorio worked as a Media Buyer at Harrison, Young, Pesonen & Newell.
In May 2019, DiVittorio participated in Rotman School of Management’s initiative for women in business, The Judy Project, one of Canada’s leading executive forums for women. In 2017, she attended Harvard Law School’s Negotiation and Leadership Program. DiVittorio holds a double honours degree in Mass Communications and Sociology from York University.