Radio & Television

CHUM invests in Aboriginal and other visible minority producers

TORONTO – One of the announcements out of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA) gathering in Ottawa this week is CHUM Limited's sponsorship of a new mentorship program for Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities from Alberta and Manitoba.The commitment is part of CHUM's nearly $20 million investment in programming benefits in Alberta and Manitoba as a result of its acquisition of Craig Media. It involves $175,000 and up to 12 mentorships awarded over three years to aspiring film and television producers. "The CFTPA is delighted about the launch of this new program. Our partnership with CHUM will assist...