Grant Ellis Named General Manager, BNN

— August 8, 2014

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TORONTO (August 8, 2014) – Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News announced today the appointment of GrantEllis to the role of General Manager, BNN. Ellis will assume responsibilitiesfor the operations and strategic vision of Canada’s onlytelevision channel devoted exclusively to business and financialnews.

 

“Grant’s extensive experiencein business journalism, digital media, live television production, andmanagement has equipped him with the skills and expertise to lead BNN’scontinued growth and success,” said Freeman.

 

Reporting to Freeman, Elliswill oversee the day-to-day operations and strategic vision of BNN, as well asthe continued development of industry-leading content that plays across itsanalogue, digital, and wireless platforms.

 

This past spring marked ahomecoming to BNN for Ellis, who returned to the network in the role of ManagingEditor after seven years at the Financial Post, where he led thenewsroom for the last four years. Previous to his tenure at the FinancialPost, Ellis held the position of Senior Producer at BNN, where he managedthe network’s flagship news program in addition to overseeing several daytimebusiness news programs, from editorial content to production plans. Ellis kickedoff his career in broadcasting 15 years ago as a writer for ROBTv, the precursorto BNN.

 

AboutBNN
BNN – Business News Network is Canada's only television servicedevoted exclusively to business and finance news with wall-to-wall coverage ofthe markets. The network features the only televised stock ticker with real-timedata from the TSX, NYSE and NASDAQ. Listen to BNN live every weekday on SiriusXMentertainment channel Canada Talks (167) at 9 a.m., 12 noon, and 6 p.m. ET,providing Canadian investors with the latest business news, newsmakerinterviews, and stock market analyses. BNN is a division of Bell Media,which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’slargest communications company. For more information about BNN, visitwww.bnn.ca.

 

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