University of Southern California

Fred Mattocks
General Manager Media Operations and Technology
Company: 
CBC English Services

Fred Mattocks is the General Manager of Media Operations and Technology for CBC’s English Services. As such he is responsible for the infrastructure, systems, and technology that underlies English Services programming services for all media.

Fred is a member of the English Services Senior Management Team and is deputy to Kirstine Stewart, Executive Vice President of CBC English Services. He is also the Chair of the CBC Mobile Division, a Corporate line of business that provides mobile (O.B.) services to CBC/Radio Canada’s Television Services, and one of the founding members of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Technology Strategy Board.

Fred has a long and varied experience in the CBC in operations and programming. In his last role he was responsible for the redefinition of CBC Television’s local news offer, a project which re-engineered local television across the country. He also created a line of low cost daily lifestyle programming in Regional locations.

In his various roles in operations he has been responsible for enabling the shift of English Services internal structure from dedicated media silos to a Content Company model where content assets are created and deployed to create the maximum overall benefit for the citizen consumer. Among the projects he has created and led are the move the HDTV, “central-casting” for Television and Radio, and the move of production tools to the desktop.

Fred was formerly the Regional Director of the Maritimes for CBC Television, and while in that role, fostered award winning network, regional and local programming originating from that Region.