Lapointe joins Accessible Media
Toronto-based Accessible Media has appointed Philippe Lapointe to the position of vice-president of programming and production for its in-development French-language channel AMI Français. He will be based in Montreal. Lapointe has previously headed the news department at SRC and the programming department at TVA Group. He was later president of Pixcom Productions and most recently senior vice-president of multiplatform development at TC Media. AMI Français is scheduled to launch in January 2015 to offer French-language television programming to consumers who are blind or low vision.