Joe Tedesco, Chair
Joe Tedesco has over 20 years’ experience in the television broadcast industry. Currently he’s the Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Family Channel. During his tenure, Mr. Tedesco has overseen the launch of three additional youth networks and is responsible for the day-to-day operations, strategic development and overall financial performance of four premium channels.
Prior to joining Family Channel, Mr. Tedesco held the position of Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Affairs with Astral Television Networks. In this role, he was responsible for the financial, legal and IT functions for the division. He also managed key supplier and customer relationships, including negotiating long-term supply and distribution agreements with the major Hollywood Studios and cable distributors.
Mr. Tedesco is very active in his community. He has served as a Board Member of St. Mildred’s Lightbourn School, a not-for-profit educational institution located in Oakville and has also participated in the Peel Early Years Steering Committee, as an appointee of the Ontario cabinet. He is also active in youth recreational activities with the Oakville Soccer Club and the Oakville Basketball Association.