Joe Tedesco, Chair
Joe Tedesco has over 25 years’ experience in the television broadcast industry. Currently he’s the Executive Vice-President and General Manager of DHX Television, the operator of four premium channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family Jr. Family CHRGD and Télémagino) and Kids Room recently launched in the U.S. Mr. Tedesco is responsible for the day-to-day operations, strategic development and overall financial performance of the Canadian and global broadcast business for DHX Media. He also oversees regulatory, government affairs and strategic planning for DHX Media.
Prior to joining DHX Television, Mr. Tedesco held progressively more senior level positions in finance, business development, and operations for Astral Television Networks. As part of his mandate he 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 Hockey, Oakville Basketball and Oakville Soccer.
Mr. Tedesco is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.