Managing Director, CBC radio, TV and Online
Susan Marjetti is the Managing Director of CBC radio, TV and online in Toronto. In addition to running the Toronto operation, Susan is responsible for overseeing, 3 smaller stations across Ontario. Susan is considered a leader in diversity and community reflection; work she’s made her passion and mission throughout her 30 year career in broadcasting.
Susan started out in the private sector in 1981 while still a student at Ryerson. She moved to the public broadcaster in 1988. For 20 years she was an award winning journalist and programmer in small, medium and major market radio, before moving into management at the CBC in 1998.
In 2001, Susan took the reins of CBC radio 99.1 Toronto, and set forth to ensure that the public broadcaster looked and sounded like Toronto in all its richness and diversity. As a result, the CBC Toronto morning show, Metro Morning, has been number one, over twenty times since Susan and her team implemented their plan to make CBC more relevant to more people in Canada’s most multicultural city. Susan credits a great team for the unprecedented success which CBC has seen in Canada’s largest most competitive marketplace. For the past 5 years, Susan has been a member of CBC’s English Services diversity committee- an oversight group which advises on strategic direction for the corporation on issues pertaining to diversity.
Susan is a graduate of Ryerson University. In 1983 she was awarded the Sedgwick scholarship presented to the most outstanding graduate in her class.