Katie Ruttan Daigle
Katie Ruttan Daigle’s experience spans nearly two decades in the television industry. During that time in various leadership roles, she has contributed her expertise to a wide range of national and international television programs for networks such as HBO, A&E, HGTV, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Channel 4, the BBC, W Network, and the CBC.
Highlights of her career include a 26-episode property and renovation series entitled Reno vs. Relocate for HGTV Canada, which she developed and produced through her own production company. Prior to that she spent 4 years at Cineflix Media; where in her executive producer role in charge of Cineflix’s growing property slate, she helmed the highly successful series Property Virgins, spearheading its entry into the US market; and was responsible for overseeing the creation and execution of more than 100 hours of primetime programming for HGTV US & Canada including For Rent, The Unsellables, and Blank Canvas- HGTV US’s first fully integrated branded entertainment special. Her stable of shows at Cineflix also included creating the pilot for the hit series Property Brothers.
As Executive Vice President of Development and Production, Katie reports to Jonathan and Drew Scott and is responsible for the company’s factual and fact ent slate; generating content, overseeing development, production and broadcaster relations, and ensuring that the company goals are achieved with continual growth year to year.