Moses Znaimer

MOSES ZNAIMER plays a himself in a cameo appearance in Hattie’s Heist, inspiring Hattie along with fellow Canadian broadcaster Lloyd Robertson and the Queen, to make a drastic career change.

Znaimer is an internationally renowned Canadian broadcaster and media pioneer, founder of some two dozen popular Canadian television channels and stations, including Citytv and MuchMusic. In 2008, Marketing Magazine named Moses one of the Top 10 Canadian Media Moguls of the Past 100 Years. Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of ZoomerMediaLimited, a diversified multi-media company devoted to serving the interests and needs of Canada’s 45plus. He is also the President of CARP, A New Vision of Aging for Canada.

His groundbreaking concepts such as Speaker’s Corner, Videography (first-person, hand-held TV reporting), Televised Diversity (gender, ethnic and racial diversity among on-air personalities), and the Streetfront/Studioless Television Operating System, were at the core of the more than 20 popular and independent stations and channels he co-founded and executive produced, including: CityTV, CityPulse24, Bravo! – Canada’s NewsStyleArtsChannel, SPACE: The Imagination Station, FashionTelevision, Star! – The Entertainment Information Station, Book Television, SexTelevision, ACCESS: The Education Station, and Canadian Learning Television, not to mention MuchMusic and MusiquePlus.

Among his many achievements, he also founded the prestigious IdeaCity Conference, and ZoomerLife Conference. ZoomerMediaLimited acquired VisionTV in 2010 as well as JoyTV10 (Vancouver) and JoyTV11 (Winnipeg). Znaimer started the MZTV Museum of Television & Archive in 1992.

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