WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Marni Shulman as Senior Vice President and General Manager, tasked with overseeing the launch of WOW!’s new multiplatform kids and youth brand as well as spearheading the execution of WOW!’s newly minted partnership with Bell Media.
“We are very excited to welcome Marni to the WOW! team. Her programming experience as well as understanding of audiences and content will be huge assets for our upcoming platform initiatives,” said Neil Chakravarti, President & COO.
Shulman’s 20-plus year career has seen her develop and extensive background in all aspects of broadcasting and digital media, including the launch of new cable and SVOD services. She brings a depth of experience in developing cross-platform programming strategies, content acquisition, production, merchandising and distribution to the post.
The new SVP & GM joins WOW! After serving as VP and Head, Content & Programming for Canadian SVOD service shomi. Shulman previous served as VP Content for IFC Canada, Showcase Action and Showcase Diva Networks, as well as Director, Programming for CTV Travel, where, in addition to managing day-to-day operations, she had complete oversight of all content related aspects of the businesses including developing, commissioning and producing hundreds of hours of original content.
“I am thrilled to join the WOW! Unlimited family,” said Shulman. “Combining the unparalleled talents of veteran animated content creators, kids branding pioneers, best in class production experts and next generation digital content trendsetters, this company is poised to create the most innovative, multiplatform ‘kidult’ product offerings.”