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Halifax, NS – 21 March 2019 – DHX Media (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM), a global children’s content and brands company, is pleased to announce that it has bolstered its Distribution sales team for key territories with two promotions. Darcee McCartney and Rebecca Lugo have both been promoted to the position of Sales Manager, reporting to Jerry Diaz, VP, Distribution.

two women's headshots. first in a white shirt and blue jacket, and second in a black sweater and glasses

Ms. McCartney will oversee client relationships for Central Eastern Europe, Poland, Russia, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Middle East, and Africa. Based in Toronto, Ms. McCartney has been with DHX Media for seven years and was previously Senior Manager, Client Operations. She holds a BA in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University.

Ms. Lugo will oversee client relationships for Latin America, Brazil, US Hispanic, Local US Digital, Ireland, and In-flight. Based in Toronto, Ms. Lugo has been with DHX Media for five years and was previously a Sales Associate. She holds a BFA in Film Production from York University.  

“Both Darcee and Rebecca are passionate about kids’ and family shows and have a keen understanding of the international content market,” said Mr. Diaz. “We’re confident they’ll be strong assets on the sales team, and we’re happy they’ll be joining us at Miptv this April to share our exciting slate of new shows with clients, as well as our deep library of classics.”

For information about DHX Media content sales, please contact or visit DHX Media at booth R7.K16 during Miptv, 8-11 April 2019.

For more information, please contact:

Trade Media: Aimee Norman at DDA Blueprint PR +44 (0) 20 7932 9800

About DHX Media

DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM) is a global children’s content and brands company, recognized for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has offices worldwide. Visit us at  


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