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Phyllis Newman


Phyllis Newman is a creative media veteran – having spent over 25 years working as a Showrunner, Development Producer, Writer and Media Consultant on numerous television and digital series.

Phyllis has achieved great success in producing highly-rated Canadian and international television programs and formats. She is known for creating informative, engaging and entertaining content for a diverse and discriminating audience. Some of her credits include: Pure Design, Love Trap, Party Mamas and Hollywood Death Trip. She has developed and produced non-fiction programming for: W Network, Cosmo TV, YTV, OWN, Slice, Life Network, City-TV, HGTV, E! Network and Bravo! to name a few.

As Vice President of Production at Eggplant Media, Phyllis oversaw the development and production slate of pilots, specials and series for U.S. Broadcasters.

Phyllis has worked as a Casting Director with Anne Tait Casting where she cast dramatic series and feature films, and as a Talent Agent with The Edward G. Agency representing actors for film and television.

Phyllis co-created and produced season one of “Finding Your Bliss”, a live health and wellness radio and podcast show for Zoomer Media. She is also a College Instructor at the Toronto Film School teaching Factual Entertainment to aspiring content creators. Currently, Phyllis has a number of series in development.