Teletoon Canada hires one, promotes one
Toronto-based specialty channel Teletoon Canada has appointed Russell Ward to the position of marketing vice-president. He will direct consumer and trade marketing activities and supervise the brand development of Teletoon, Teletoon Detour and Teletoon Retro. Ward has spent the past seven years at Astral Media, most recently as director of consumer marketing for Astral Television Networks. Natalie Cunningham has been promoted from brand manager to marketing director. She will supervise the management of the Teletoon brands and act as research liaison for the company's departments. She will also oversee the Teletoon Online Advisory Panel. She joined the company five years ago.