Michele McMahon

Adjunct Professor

Research Area

About

Michele McMahon has over 15 years’ experience producing award-winning Canadian television. For the past seven years she was a Production Executive for Bell Media where she was the executive on the drama series: Transplant (CTV, NBC, SKY), Cardinal (CTV, BBC2), 19-2 (BRAVO) and Motive (CTV, ABC).

In 2021 Transplant garnered Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best lead actor. It was also honoured by The Muslim Public Affairs Council of Hollywood Media Awards that celebrates members of the entertainment industry who promote inclusion and social justice. Cardinal won CSAs (2019) for best drama series, best writing, best direction, best male lead, best female lead, best editing.  19-2 won CSAs (2018/19) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best male lead. It was also nominated for an International Emmy at the 44th Emmys.

Prior to joining Bell Media, Michele McMahon spent nine years with Omnifilm Entertainment as Director of Drama Development. There, she developed the dramas: Primeval: New World (Space, Syfy, ITV, ProSieben) and Arctic Air (CBC).

Michele’s lifelong fascination with storytelling has led to a diverse career as a journalist, writer, and TV producer. She was also the Chair of the Amnesty International Film Festival (Vancouver) for five years.

Michele holds a Master of Arts Degree in the Graduate Liberal Studies program from Simon Fraser University. She earned a BA in Political Science (Carleton University), and diplomas in Journalism (Algonquin College) and Writing for Film and Television (Vancouver Film School).


Michele McMahon

Adjunct Professor

Michele McMahon has over 15 years’ experience producing award-winning Canadian television. For the past seven years she was a Production Executive for Bell Media where she was the executive on the drama series: Transplant (CTV, NBC, SKY), Cardinal (CTV, BBC2), 19-2 (BRAVO) and Motive (CTV, ABC).

In 2021 Transplant garnered Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best lead actor. It was also honoured by The Muslim Public Affairs Council of Hollywood Media Awards that celebrates members of the entertainment industry who promote inclusion and social justice. Cardinal won CSAs (2019) for best drama series, best writing, best direction, best male lead, best female lead, best editing.  19-2 won CSAs (2018/19) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best male lead. It was also nominated for an International Emmy at the 44th Emmys.

Prior to joining Bell Media, Michele McMahon spent nine years with Omnifilm Entertainment as Director of Drama Development. There, she developed the dramas: Primeval: New World (Space, Syfy, ITV, ProSieben) and Arctic Air (CBC).

Michele’s lifelong fascination with storytelling has led to a diverse career as a journalist, writer, and TV producer. She was also the Chair of the Amnesty International Film Festival (Vancouver) for five years.

Michele holds a Master of Arts Degree in the Graduate Liberal Studies program from Simon Fraser University. She earned a BA in Political Science (Carleton University), and diplomas in Journalism (Algonquin College) and Writing for Film and Television (Vancouver Film School).

Michele McMahon

Adjunct Professor

Michele McMahon has over 15 years’ experience producing award-winning Canadian television. For the past seven years she was a Production Executive for Bell Media where she was the executive on the drama series: Transplant (CTV, NBC, SKY), Cardinal (CTV, BBC2), 19-2 (BRAVO) and Motive (CTV, ABC).

In 2021 Transplant garnered Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best lead actor. It was also honoured by The Muslim Public Affairs Council of Hollywood Media Awards that celebrates members of the entertainment industry who promote inclusion and social justice. Cardinal won CSAs (2019) for best drama series, best writing, best direction, best male lead, best female lead, best editing.  19-2 won CSAs (2018/19) for best drama, best writing, best direction, and best male lead. It was also nominated for an International Emmy at the 44th Emmys.

Prior to joining Bell Media, Michele McMahon spent nine years with Omnifilm Entertainment as Director of Drama Development. There, she developed the dramas: Primeval: New World (Space, Syfy, ITV, ProSieben) and Arctic Air (CBC).

Michele’s lifelong fascination with storytelling has led to a diverse career as a journalist, writer, and TV producer. She was also the Chair of the Amnesty International Film Festival (Vancouver) for five years.

Michele holds a Master of Arts Degree in the Graduate Liberal Studies program from Simon Fraser University. She earned a BA in Political Science (Carleton University), and diplomas in Journalism (Algonquin College) and Writing for Film and Television (Vancouver Film School).