Jennifer Dettman

Head of Factual Entertainment,
CBC - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Toronto, ON, Canada
@CBC

Jennifer Dettman is Head of the Factual Entertainment Department at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

As the head of Factual, Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the development, production and commissioning activities in such fields as talk shows, game shows, afternoon lifestyle and reality programming, as well as the acquisition and adaptation of international formats for the CBC.

In her role Jennifer oversees a number of successful CBC shows including:
Battle of the Blades, Dragons’ Den, Cover Me Canada , Redemption Inc., Steven and Chris, Best Recipes Ever, In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita, as well as the network’s flagship late night talk show, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.

Throughout her career in broadcasting, Jennifer had received a number of awards including 3 Gemini awards and a Gracie. Jennifer continues to lead her team in the development of new and innovative programming for the CBC.