Katie Wilson, Vice President, Channels and Curation, WildBrain Television, is responsible for curating content and providing editorial direction across WildBrain’s portfolio of Canadian broadcast channels – Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr., Télémagino and their multiplatform/VOD extensions. Central to her role, Wilson spearheads WildBrain Television’s content acquisition and original production program. Working closely with WildBrain’s global content, distribution and brand teams, Wilson also provides critical strategic insights for the company’s core business of creating engaging entertainment for kids and families worldwide. Previously, as Director of Programming, Kids, at Corus, Wilson’s remit included commissioning original content and overseeing programming strategy across the company’s flagship kids’ networks, YTV, Treehouse and TELETOON. She also oversaw the management and scheduling across partnership channels, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Disney Channel in Canada.
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