Speaker Paige Murray



Paige Murray

Executive in Charge of Development, Drama


Paige Murray has worked at the CBC for over thirteen years and is currently Executive in Charge of Development, Drama on the Scripted Content team. In this role, Paige oversees the development of one-hour drama series and actively looks for creators and stories that reflect the spectrum of the Canadian experience to entertain and enlighten CBC audiences.

Previously, she was Executive in Charge of Production, YA Digital Originals, overseeing production and development of short and mid-length series for CBC Gem such as Series Mania Best Short Series winner and SXSW Episodic Jury winner

Something Undone, CSA nominated Fakes, CSA Winner Detention Adventure, CSA nominated Decoys, and For Heaven’s Sake.

Prior to this role she worked with the scripted content team as the Development Manager for Comedy and Drama and was the Canadian Reflections Programmer. Additionally, Paige currently sits on the board of Regent Park Film Festival and the advisory board of The Future of Film Showcase.

Speaking on: Indigenous Screen Summit Pitch Forum #2: Drama Pitches; Speed Meetings: Scripted; 30 Minutes With: Paige Murray, Sarah Quan & Jessica Schmiedchen, CBC; Speed Meetings: Scripted

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