Janice Dawe Leaves Canada's White Pine Pictures, Replaced by Steve Ord
TORONTO – Janice Dawe is leaving Canadian indie producer White Pine Pictures as vp, to be replaced by Steve Ord in the new role of COO.
And rival Canadian producer Entertainment One is expanding beyond dramas by adding former MTV exec Jeff Hevert to its reality division.
Ord take over the day-to-day running of Peter Raymont’s production shingle, replacing Dawe, who joined White Pine in 2005 as head of production and business affairs.
Ord most recently was executive vp of TV production at Alliance Atlantis Communications, and before that was manager of business affairs at Telefilm Canada in Toronto.
He replaces Dawe just as White Pine gets set to debut the cop drama Cracked on the CBC.
Dawe will continue to consult with White Pine and serve as executive producer on Cracked.
Over at eOne, Hevert, most recently a development executive on MTV's west coast reality team under Lauren Dolgen and Colin Nash, becomes vp of current programming and development at eOne Reality, based in Los Angeles.
Hevert will oversee both development on new series and current programming.