Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 44 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands include Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada.
Corus Entertainment Inc. made its debut on September 1, 1999.
Corus currently has approximately 3,500 full-time, part-time and casual employees.
All of our currently available positions are posted under Careers on our website. Simply follow the instructions at the bottom of each individual job posting.
Corus Entertainment creatively packages a diversified portfolio of media products and services that add value to our customers. We offer a broad range of content to audiences that are attractive to our advertising customers. Corus Entertainment boasts one of the strongest collection of radio assets in the country. Our specialty television services have some of the highest audience numbers in the country. Corus owns one of the world's largest producers and distributors of animated children's programming – Nelvana Limited – and we are the leading Canadian publisher of children’s books with Kids Can Press. We also have some of the most-visited entertainment websites in North America. Together, these assets give Corus the ability to reach consumers across Canada and around the world and to build partnerships across all sectors of the broadcasting and entertainment industries.
The President and CEO of Corus Entertainment is Doug Murphy. The directors of Corus Entertainment are Heather Shaw (Executive Chair), Doug Murphy, Fernand Bélisle, Peter Bissonnette, Jean-Paul Colaco, Michael D'Avella, Trevor English, John Frascotti, Mark Hollinger, Barry James, Catherine Roozen, and Julie Shaw. Biographies of board members are available on this website, located under the heading Board of Directors.
Corus Entertainment is proud to be a Canadian company. While we remain excited about opportunities to export our products and our expertise by partnering or investing in international businesses that are synergistic with ours, current federal regulations limit foreign ownership of Canadian broadcasting and production companies to less than 40%.
Since September 1999, Corus Entertainment has completed more than a dozen acquisitions and divestitures. Some basic highlights of Corus Entertainment’s corporate history can be found on this website under the Our Story section in About Corus. This list is periodically updated.
Corus owns 39 radio stations across the country. A complete list of our stations, including city of origin, call letters and format can be found by clicking on Our Brands section of the website.
The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 44 specialty television services with premium brands including Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada.
In addition to television and radio assets, Corus Entertainment also owns Nelvana and Kids Can Press. Corus also have an ownership interest in Toon Boom Animations Inc.
Corus Entertainment is committed to the communities we serve and is proud of the culture of giving that has been nurtured at our company. In 2014, Corus and its employees gave the equivalent of more than $17 million to over 500 charitable organizations across Canada.
Our goal is to closely align our charitable giving to our business plan and whenever possible, we prefer to support organizations with national scope. We give preference to Canadian registered charities that have been in existence for at least five years, have a Board of Directors, and are audited. All requests must be accompanied by a charitable registration number. For more information about Sponsorships or Donations, please visit the Corporate Social Responsbility of this website.
Yes. Our radio stations and specialty television networks carry PSAs – please contact the individual stations or networks directly.
Please refer to the contact information below for the specific radio station or television network you are interested in.
Director of National Sales
25 Dockside Drive
Fax: (416) 479-7002
Corus Specialty Television
Vice President, Sales
25 Dockside Drive
Telephone: (416) 479-7000
Corus Local Television
General Sales Manager, TV Sales
170 Queen Street
Telephone: (613) 544-2340
Fax: (613) 544-3587
We receive many proposals from various companies on a regular basis. We cannot respond to every call or service proposal. However, if we are interested, we will contact your company for further details. Please visit corusoriginalprogramming.com for more information and guidelines for submitting proposals. Note that mailed submissions will not be accepted. Electronic submission can be sent to:
Reality and Lifestyle
Factual (primarily History)
For all pitches, please fill out the Submission Release Form.
Please contact our executive head office in Toronto at (416) 479-7000.
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