Career Panel and Q&A

Hear from current television and entertainment professionals about their career trajectories and their advice for students during this 90-minute career panel and Q&A.
 Speakers include: 
  • Pooja Handa, Co-host, CP24 Breakfast
  • Ginger Bertrand, President, GAB Communications
  • Bret Rogers, Producer & Storyteller, Freelance
  • Lindsay Brown, Director of Sales and Acquisitions, Genius Brands

Event takes place on:

December 14th, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Speaker Bios

Pooja Handa

Pooja Handa is an award winning broadcaster who most people recognize as the co-host of Toronto’s #1 morning show, CP24 Breakfast. She started in 2008 at CP24 as a News Anchor and Reporter and has covered everything from politics to entertainment.  In total, Pooja has been in the business for almost 20 years.

Ginger Bertrand

Ginger A. Bertrand is an award-winning publicist with over a decade of experience in Canadian media. Originally hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Ginger grew her PRoots in Toronto, working with Walt Disney Studios, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Rogers TV, Family Channel, Lifetime, Food Network Canada and other nationally and internationally recognized brands.

Lindsay Brown

Currently, Lindsay is at Genius Brands International as Director of Sales and Acquisitions. Lindsay is responsible for international distribution as well as acquiring content for Kartoon Channel!. Previously, Lindsay was at Fox/ Disney where she was responsible for Sales for Disney Content, Fox Networks, as well as National Geographic Content within Canada.  She has also worked at Shaftsbury Films handling Kids Content sales Internationally.

Brett Rogers

Brett has over 10+ years of professional media experience in front and behind the lens, and his credits include working with A&E, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Weather Network and History. Brett is well-versed in storytelling, including producing, directing, cinematography and editing.