Laura Lightbown alights on Sparrow Media

Steps down as CEO of Haddock Entertainment

TORONTO -- Veteran Vancouver TV producer Laura Lightbown (Intelligence) has exited Haddock Entertainment to develop new homegrown Canadian TV and film projects for Sparrow Media.

Lightbown, who was CEO at Chris Haddock's production shingle since 2002, joins Sparrow Media as executive producer and vp business affairs just as the production house prepares its sixth and final season of the homegrown comedy "Corner Gas" for CTV and Superstation WGN.

Sparrow Media principal Brent Butt said he has a number of projects in development and needs Lightbown to bring them along.