Jocelyn Hamilton

President, Canada, eOne Television

Jocelyn Hamilton is the president of Entertainment One Television's (eOne Television) Canadian television division. She leads the strategic planning and daily management of the independent studio’s development and production activities in Canada. Working in tandem with eOne Television leadership globally, she is charged with ensuring that eOne continues to deliver world-class scripted and unscripted programming from Canada for distribution across the globe, and maintains its leading position in the Canadian market. Prior to joining eOne, Hamilton was vice president of programming and original productions for Corus Kids, where she was responsible for content strategies, programming and affiliated and independent original productions.

Hamilton has held a number of other roles at Corus Entertainment over the years, which included overseeing Comedy and Drama original programming for Corus’ specialty networks, as well as Movie Central and HBO Canada. During her tenure, she was responsible for commissioning successful scripted series including Call Me Fitz, Less Than Kind, Rogue, Sensitive Skin, and Transporter, and unscripted series Cache Craze, Survive This!, and The Next Star. A long-time supporter of the Canadian production industry, Hamilton serves on key industry boards and advisory committees including WIFT-T, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and The Banff World Media Festival. In 2012, she was inducted into the RTA Wall of Fame, which recognizes distinguished alumni who have significantly contributed to the field of media.