Speaker Kerry Ball



Kerry Ball

Literary Agent and Head of Development

Meridian Artists Inc

Kerry Ball is a Literary Agent and Head of Development at Meridian Artists representing literary clients for primetime, youth, and animation production and development in Canada, as well as overseeing Meridian’s internal development slate to maximize sales opportunities for original IP. Kerry joined the Meridian team in 2010 as an Associate where she worked closely with the Agents and roster to facilitate employment opportunities and project sales in both Canada and the USA.

Prior to Meridian, Kerry worked at Achilles Media as a Content Producer for television production and programming events such as the Banff World Media Festival, Just Comedy at Just for Laughs in Montreal, and History Makers in New York City.

Kerry completed the WIFT-T Media Leadership Program via the Schulich School of Business in 2023. Kerry has also completed with WIFT-T Shaw Media Management Accelerator and was a recipient of the CBC Business of Broadcasting mentorship. Kerry is a graduate from Toronto Metropolitan (formerly Ryerson) University, earning a Honors BA in Radio and Television Arts with a minor in English.

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