Linda O’Shaughnessy

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Manager of Acquisitions / Management

Linda O’Shaughnessy was raised in both Baker Lake, NU and Ottawa, ON, where she studied at Algonquin College in the Radio-Television Broadcasting program.

She was promoted to Manager of Acquisitions in November 2013 and brings over 24 years of broadcasting experience to APTN. She was hired in November 1991, pre-launch of Television Northern Canada (TVNC) in Iqaluit, NU, as Scheduling Manager, transferring to the Yellowknife bureau and returning to Ottawa in 2002.

As Manager of Acquisitions, Linda is responsible for all finished titles, Canadian and International in English, French and Indigenous languages.

Of note is that Linda was a panel member representing programming at TVNC’s Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) licence hearing for a national network (November 1998). The CRTC issued a broadcasting licence that launched what is now APTN.