Episode 8:

Since the pandemic hit last year, stay-at-home content and streaming services have had a serious boom. So what’s it like to be on the inside?
Jennifer McCarron, President and CEO of Thunderbird Entertainment joins Kenrick Sylvestre to discuss what it’s like to be a big player in the streaming wars and working with giants like LEGO and Lucasfilm. As one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in Canada, they explore Thunderbird Entertainment’s evolution and what drives the decision to grow the business organically versus acquiring new properties.

Guest speaker - Jennifer McCarron

Jennifer Twiner McCarron is an award-winning producer and has been the CEO of Thunderbird Entertainment Group since 2018. Having joined Atomic Cartoons (Thunderbird’s Kids and Family division) as the Head of Production in 2011, Jenn was promoted to its chief executive in 2016, and under her leadership the studio grew from 25 artists to more than 1,200 today. She continues to hold both CEO roles, overseeing Thunderbird’s overall business as well as a team of more than 1,400 people across Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Los Angeles.

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