DHX Media have announced that Stephanie Betts has been promoted to the role of executive vice president of content, and will be responsible for development and production of DHX Media’s slate of original animated content, reporting to president Josh Scherba.
Additionally, Todd Brian has joined the Company in the newly created role of director of development in animation, reporting to Betts.
Betts said, “I’m excited to continue finding new approaches to developing our evergreen brands for a contemporary kids and family audience, while expanding our slate of original content by collaborating with the creative community to develop ideas into the next big global franchises.”
Scherba said, “We’re producing an amazing slate of original content for the world’s top streaming platforms and broadcasters, and our development pipeline is rich with exciting new projects. Stephanie has been integral to the DHX Media story for many years, and as we increase our focus on high-quality original content, her vision and expertise in development and production make her an ideal leader for our talented content team.”
Betts has previously helmed various DHX Media shows such as Strawberry Shortcake, Teletubbies, Polly Packet, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Chip and Potato.