Sarah Adams

Executive in Charge of Production, Burden of Truth
CBC Television

As Executive in Charge of Production, Drama, for CBC Television, Sarah Adams is on the team that oversees production and development of original drama including one-hour series, limited series and one-off specials.  Sarah is currently the executive for CBC on ‘Burden of Truth’ Season 2 (8 x 60’) and ‘Coroner’ (8 x 60’). She previously served as the production executive on the limited series ‘Caught’ as well as on multiple seasons of ‘This Life’, ‘X Company’ and ‘Murdoch Mysteries’.  Along with other members of the drama team, Sarah regularly takes pitches from independent producers and creators looking to work with CBC.  Prior to joining the broadcaster in 2012, Sarah was Head of Development at a Toronto-based production company where she oversaw a slate of projects in various genres including scripted, animation and documentary.  Sarah is a graduate of McGill University, where she studied political science and languages.

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