Cable & Telecom

The Zalkens: Brothers, competing Canadian streaming powerhouses

TORONTO - We don't usually see rival companies hire siblings to fill competing posts, but they have with Jonah Zalken (left) working as senior manager, programming at CraveTV, while Shomi has brother Wayde Zalken (right) on board as specialist, content planning and analysis.Something so improbable became possible because the Zalken brothers learned the film and TV business at the feet of the master: their father, Randy Zalken, a veteran TV producer and distributor with Fremantle Corp."We started at the same place, with our father, watching movies and TV shows," Jonah Zalken told in an interview. "It was part of...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.