Kelley to CBC Int'l sales post


TORONTO -- The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. on Monday said it has hired veteran program sales executive Stephen Kelley as sales manager for its CBC International Sales division.

Kelley, most recently head of international sales and acquisitions at Toronto-based producer Portfolio Entertainment Inc., will focus on brokering deals in the U.S. and Canada for the public broadcaster.

Previously, Kelley was vp of sales and marketing for Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Salter Street Films International, and head of international sales for Catalyst Distribution and its parent company Gullane Entertainment.

CBC International Sales is the CBC's program sales division, charged with securing after-sales for the public broadcaster's programming slate.