Senior Vice-President, Original Programming, Bell Media
Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production for Bell Media’s English-language properties, overseeing development and independent production. With a cross-channel and company-wide focus, she is responsible for the overall development and execution of creative content for all genres from independent producers for Bell Media’s two conventional networks and for its English specialty and pay channels.
Coe has overseen the development and production of Bell Media’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning original series, including most recently SAVING HOPE, ORPHAN BLACK, CARDINAL, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, MASTERCHEF CANADA, SENSITIVE SKIN, 19-2, LETTERKENNY, THE BEAVERTON, and KILLJOYS, amongst others.
Coe was formerly Vice-President, Business and Legal Affairs, CTVglobemedia, where she was responsible for the legal and business affairs on the independent Canadian programming commissioned by the CTV network and for CTV’s numerous specialty channels.
A member of Canada’s television production community for many years, Coe previously worked for the Canadian Television Fund and the Ontario Film Development Corporation, and practiced entertainment, corporate commercial and intellectual property law at Smith, Lyons.
Coe currently sits on the Board of Governors of the ACTRA Fraternal Benefit Society, and the Board of Directors for the Canadian Film Centre and the Harold Greenberg Fund. Coe formerly served as a Director on the Board of the Canadian Television Fund.
Coe is a recipient of WXN (Women’s Executive Network) Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Award for 2014. As well, Coe is the recipient of the Women in Film and Television (WIFT-T) 2014 Crystal Award, in the Mentorship Category, and Playback’s Production Executive of the Year (2012).
Coe was also the recipient of the 2012 Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) Leadership Excellence Award in the Mentor Category and was named 2012 Production Executive of the Year by Playback magazine.