Executive Director of Content and Strategy / Executive Management
Mike Omelus joined APTN in October 2020 as the executive director of content and strategy. In this newly-created position, he oversees the network’s programming, scheduling and content creation departments and leads the global content and scheduling strategies for APTN’s broadcasting and online services.
Mike has spent more than half his career in senior leadership roles, most recently as vice president of national news and newsgathering for Global News, and also served on the senior leadership teams of Shaw Communications and Corus Entertainment.
Prior to Global, Mike spent five years as executive producer at CTV’s Business News Network (now BNN Bloomberg), and held several key roles during a 21-year career at The Canadian Press, including general news director (broadcast), senior parliamentary correspondent and Washington correspondent.