MBA grad wins Film and Television Award
The Women in Film and Television Toronto Crystal Awards celebrate excellence in the screen-based industry. This year Arts and Media alumna Tracey Pearce (MBA ‘96), President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media was honoured with the Outstanding Achievement in Business Award.
“I was delighted to win the award. It is not only recognizing me; it is a group achievement for my entire team,” Pearce said. “With so many distinguished women winning the award before me, it is an honour to be included with them.”
Pearce has been with Bell Media since 2001. In her role she has been integral in strengthening Bell Media’s pay and specialty offerings, including launching Much Digital Studios; signing landmark program agreements with SHOWTIME, HBO, and Comedy Central; the national expansion of The Movie Network/HBO; and the acquisition and launch of Bell Media’s first lifestyle channel, Gusto. Transitioning from a law career to business she credits Schulich for giving her the skills to excel.
“One of the best skills I learned at Schulich was teamwork. Schulich has always been ahead of the curve providing unique experiences that replicate working with a diverse team in a real business environment,” said Pearce.
She will accept her award at the 29th annual Awards Gala Luncheon taking place at Arcadian Court on December 6th in Toronto. For more information or to get tickets, visit https://www.wift.com/events/2016-crystal-awards.