SOLE AND MOORE TO PLAY BIG ROLES IN ROGERS MEDIA
Nov 10, 2010
TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - Keith Pelley, President, Rogers Media, today announced the appointment of two senior executives to his senior leadership team. Leslie Sole is promoted to the newly created position of Chief Content Officer and Scott Moore assumes another new position, President, Broadcasting.
Leslie Sole will be responsible for the creation and execution of the Rogers Media content strategy. Prior to this role, Leslie oversaw the expansion of the Rogers Television division. From one multicultural television station in 1986, the division now includes 5 Citytv television stations, 5 OMNI multicultural television stations and 3 specialty services.
Scott Moore will oversee Rogers Media television including Citytv, Sportsnet and OMNI and all radio properties and will be responsible for the programming, sales, production, regulatory, engineering and distribution. Scott is a seasoned broadcasting executive and joins Rogers from CBC Television. He has previously worked at Rogers Sportsnet and has had his own production company. Scott will start his role on December 6, 2010.
"The breadth of industry knowledge that Leslie and Scott bring to the table will be of great benefit," said Keith Pelley. "It's an exciting time in our industry and Leslie and Scott will ensure that Rogers Media is positioned to perform in a feverishly competitive environment."
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 53 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as 5 OMNI multicultural television stations, Rogers Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE, and the Shopping Channel, a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment facility.
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