Production Executive, Scripted, Original Programming
Corus Entertainment Inc
Debbie has been creating content for twenty years. For the last 8 years, she has been a Production Executive, Original Content for Corus Entertainment, overseeing a variety of lifestyle and reality series including Property Brothers, Property Brothers: Forever Home, Masters of Flip, Fire Masters, Making it Home, The Big Bake, Say Yes to the Dress, The Bachelor, Hockey Wives and Tessa & Scott.
Before joining Corus, Debbie was Anaid Productions’ Director of Development as well as serving as Creative Consultant on the highly successful X-Weighted series. Prior to her time at Anaid, Debbie spent two years as Head of Development for Infinity Films, where she had the opportunity to create content for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Before moving to Canada, she was a Story Producer for Endemol South Africa's Big Brother and wrote and co-created a total of ten kids’ television series, spending six years as Head Writer for Africa’s first motion-capture animated series, Tube.
Debbie is excited by the ways in which the media landscape is constantly changing and looks forward to being a part of its ongoing evolution.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures