Media Operations & Technology - CBC Production Facilities

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"David Morgan's graphic design treatments were terrific."

- Harvey Cashore

"The Producer of "Living Out Loud" was interviewed on "As It Happens" and he talked about Ken Puley (Researcher, Radio Archives). The interview was a testament to the importance of archiving material."

- Greg Hobbs

"It would have been impossible to have done the show we did without the phenomenal Kenny Gray and his stellar Staging Crew"

- Millan Curry-Sharples

"Without this experienced group the show might have been in jeopardy."

- Phil LaChappelle

"Thank you for all your hard work on "Over the Rainbow" It's been a true pleasure!"

- Lesley Birchard

"Dianne Coles (Project Manager) is a strong part in your team and was most helpful in making things work."

- Fred Nicolaidis

Stew (Moore) was very prompt and professional in his immediate follow-up after the event.

- Jane Eisbrenner

Dave Allmark (Technical Producer) and Carla Petruccelli (Project Manager) played an integral role in preparing for "Sounds of the Season."

- Sonia Arab

This entire production crew was excellent, extremely skilled and fabulous to work with.

- Leslie Wasserman

"It was great working with you and your team as well, and it was fantastic working in the CBC building!

- Tony Lomonaco

Excellent working environment that generated the results we were looking for in a tight production schedule.

- David Wilson, PM CBC Doc Unit

so consistently raise our standard and they do it every week.

- Oleh J. Rumak,
The Fifth Estate

The professionalism and the good humour of everyone on our team was being extolled by many people after the show.

- David Kitching,
Culture Days

Thanks again for your dedication, skill and commitment to Popsicle Soccer Day in Canada.

- Karen Sebesta,
CBC Sports

The whole crew worked tirelessly and incredibly well with various suppliers, vendors & clients

- Steve Sloan,
Canada Day

They all worked well beyond their normal boundaries of operation.

- Don Reynolds,
CBC News

The crew at CBC Halifax care about the quality of the product, and go out of their way to make a client happy.

- Geoff D'Eon,
Halifax Comedy Fest

...managed extraordinary and complicated feats of batten management efficiently and safely

- Nick Rose,
Life With Boys

Once again your CBC team has worked magic

- Jim Corston,
Life With Boys

About Us

Doug Broadfoot

Doug Broadfoot
Senior Director, Media Production Services

Doug has worked in media production for almost 30 years, both inside and outside CBC. Working primarily in audio before becoming a technical producer in 1986, he has held such positions as Manager, EFP and Film Production; Resources Manager; Production Executive; and Deputy Director of Production for A&E, prior to moving to Media Production Services in 2004.

Stew Moore

Stew Moore
Manager, Independent Production

An industry veteran with 20 years of experience in production, both independent and in-house, Stew has worked at CBC in a variety of roles including Production Manager; Producer; and Director of Production for CBC's Arts & Entertainment division. He currently runs the facility rental division for Media Production Services at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto.

Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown
Senior Manager, Production Management

Elaine worked in television production at CBC for 15 years, primarily in variety and entertainment programming, before moving into management. Some previous roles have included Manager, Library Services; Manager, Resource Development; and Manager, Studio & Remote Production. Elaine has been in her present role as Senior Manager of Production for five years. Elaine's team includes Technical Producers, Project Managers and the Toronto Design Office, with the objective of enabling productions to realize their vision within our facilities.

Gregg Antworth

Gregg Antworth
Director, Libraries & Archives

Gregg first worked as a general technician (camera, editing, directing) at cable television companies in New Brunswick and Ontario before joining CBC Halifax in 1984 as a casual technician, performing various jobs like Master Control Operator, Telecine Technician and Editor. In 1986, he was promoted to full-time staff and has held several positions since then: ENG Editor; Senior Production Editor & Technical Instructor; Supervisor of Post Production Services & Technical Support Services; and Manager, Technical Operations. In 2006, Gregg transferred to CBC Toronto to become Manager, Video Post Production and lead the TPC High-Definition Conversion project. In 2007, Gregg was promoted to Senior Manager, Post Production & Graphic Design.

Ruthie Calarco

Ruthie Calarco
Senior Manager, TV Production

With a background in technical operations, producing and directing, Ruthie Calarco has 15 years of experience working in both public and private broadcasting in Canada and the United States. She is the current Senior Manager of Studio & Remote Production at CBC Toronto, with a talented team of managers, studio and field technicians, and associate directors. She also oversees Media Production Services Technical Stores services.

Barbara Farquharson

Barbara Farquharson
Manager, Toronto Design Office

Barbara's design career began as an Assistant Set Designer in CBC's Design department. From there, she worked on various movies, specials and series like Kids in the Hall, working her way up to Production Designer for the Royal Canadian Air Farce. Barbara was with CBC's Design Department for more than 20 years, until its closure in 2007. After a brief period in the freelance world, she returned to the CBC in her new role as Manager of the Toronto Design Office.

Julie McCambley

Julie McCambley
Senior Manager, Radio Production

With a background in media production and technical operations, Julie has spent the last 15 years working in a variety of roles inside and outside of CBC including Assistant Production Coordinator, Broadcast Television Sales Account Manager, Operations Manager for CBC North, Director, Operations & Contingency Planning English Services at CBC and most recently Director, Radio Production at CBC. Julie's team is responsible for managing Operations for CBC Radio's Network programming.

Shannon Spafford

Shannon Spafford
Senior Manager, Sales & Marketing
Glenn Gould Studio

Shannon has over ten years experience in the event industry, with a background in venue operations, logistics, and event marketing. Shannon started her career at CBC as an Event Specialist and was also part of the CBC production crew for the Turin 2006 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. After a few years outside of CBC in corporate event planning and sport management, Shannon returned to the CBC and currently manages the Glenn Gould Studio.