Director of Current Production Comedy & Head of Scripted Gem Originals
With over a decade of experience pioneering the intersection of TV and digital, Zach Feldberg has navigated the content business from many different angles. At CBC, he oversees the YA Digital Originals strategy and programming team, developing and commissioning Gen Z-targeted series for CBC Gem and branded social platforms. This slate includes such titles as The 410, For Heaven's Sake, Kenny & Spenny Paldemic, Next Stop, My 90-Year-Old Roommate, Save Me, The Neddeaus of Duqesne Island, Coming In, the Emmy-nominated series The Amazing Gayl Pile and How to Buy a Baby, and many more.
Prior to originating that role, Zach spearheaded Shaw Media’s first digital programming mandate, including Global TV special The Second City Project, Food Network’s Super Snack Bros. and comedy series But I’m Chris Jericho!. He also produced digital products and content associated with the company’s priority linear series, including Big Brother Canada, Vikings, Trailer Park Boys and dozens more, yielding an International Emmy win in 2012, and a subsequent nomination in 2014.