From a young age, Mark Milliere of Toronto, Ontario, knew his dream was to work in the sports media industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television from Ryerson University and is now an experienced media executive with over 30 years in the industry.

A Wealth of Experience

Although the passion for the industry began long before, Mark officially began his career in the 1980s as an editorial assistant SportsDesk, a program on The Sports Network, which had just recently been established. Over his time with TSN, which spanned over 32 years, he held nine advancements to eventually become the senior vice-president and general manager. 

Throughout his illustrious career, Mark has established himself as a strategic, creative, and innovative thinker. He has worked closely with leagues, teams, and clients to build properties and drive revenue. He has formed an extensive knowledge of all aspects of media throughout his work, including linear, digital, social, production, programming, sales, branded content, and distribution. 

Some of Mark’s special assignments include acting as the executive producer of hockey for the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 and acting as executive producer of the Daytime Studio Show for the London Olympics in 2012. Under Mark’s direction, TSN broadcasted the Humboldt Broncos first game after a tragic bus accident in 2018. Mark won a Gemini Award for the best sporting event for the World Junior Hockey Championship: Gold Medal Game in 2006. He won another Gemini Award in 2007 for Best Sports Analysis Program for the NHL on TSN Studio Show. 

Challenging himself to a fresh start, Mark founded M2 Consulting, which provides services for private companies, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  Through his new company, Mark provides innovative ideas, brand development, strategic planning, and content creation for his clients. 


Philanthropy and Community Work


In addition to building his career in media, Mark Milliere is also a philanthropist and is actively involved in the wider community. As an esteemed and established graduate of the Ryerson Sports Media Program, he sat on the Advisory Committee and he continues to offer his advice and expertise where need be. In 2016, he was inducted into the Ryerson University School of Media Wall of Fame in recognition of alumni who have distinguished themselves and contributed significantly to the field of media. He was part of the original committee that launched the George Brown Five to Watch program and is currently on the selection committee. 

Mark also regularly attends the Georgetown Hockey Heritage Dinner, Last year, the foundation made a donation of $1,000 to the local Special Olympics chapter in his name. Mark was named as the Special Olympics Volunteer of the Year in 2018 in recognition with his leadership and contribution to the Special Olympics, raising over $5 million in revenue for Special Olympics Canada as the chair/co-chair of the Special Olympics Gala. Mark also supports Capitalize for Kids, helping the organization raise funds to tackle children’s mental health services. He is involved in one of their key fundraising events, The Bay Street Games. 

Mark continues to stay actively involved in growing awareness and partnerships with key players in the sports world.