Speaker Rachel Nelson


Rachel Nelson

Director, Original Content, Scripted and Factual

Corus Entertainment Inc

Rachel Nelson is Director, Original Content, Scripted and Factual, at Corus Entertainment.  In this role, Rachel leads the strategy of the company’s drama, comedy and factual programming in both production and development. Rachel manages a team overseeing hundreds of hours of content for several of the company’s national specialty channels including History, Showcase, W, as well as the main conventional network Global Television.

With deep relationships in the media space, Rachel has left an indelible mark on dozens of award-winning, top-rated shows in Canada, the U.S. and abroad.

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


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