Radio & Television

Michelle van Beusekom named new CEO of B.C.’s Knowledge Network

By Connie Thiessen Michelle van Beusekom has been named the new president and CEO of British Columbia public broadcaster, Knowledge Network. Van Beusekom has had a more than 25-year career in broadcasting and film production, including stints with the National Film Board (NFB) as Head of English Language Production, Executive Director of the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC), and as a senior advisor working behind-the-scenes of the launch of Inuktut language broadcaster, Uvagut TV. She’s also held management roles with Women’s Television Network and the CBC. “After an extensive search, we are thrilled to have Michelle join the Knowledge family,” said Satwinder Bains, board char of the Knowledge Network...