Katie Labrie – EVP| Civilized Studios
Katie joined Civilized in 2016 as EVP of Civilized Studios with a vision for bringing exceptional branded content opportunities to the cannabis marketplace. She believes strongly in the power of storytelling and the cannabis industry’s ability to shape the future by playing an active role in the cultural narrative through education, engagement and entertainment.
A specialist in content acquisition and development, Katie has distributed thousands of hours of lifestyle programming across broadcast, cable and digital networks. As Vice-President of the independent syndication leader PPI, she worked on dozens of series including Merv Griffin’s Crosswords, Family Court with Judge Penny and Just For Laughs Gags. Katie’s daytime talk-show experience – credits include Steven & Chris and The Social – led her to pursue the rapidly growing branded entertainment industry.