“It has been a privilege to serve Canadians and Canadian creators and to lead the incredible public broadcasters who work at CBC,” she said in a statement released Monday by the corporation.
“The experience and the CBC will be with me always, as the CBC always has been and should always be for all of us.”
She will remain in her role until Dec. 7, after which she is leaving “to pursue other opportunities,” according to the statement.
At CBC, Conway has championed women and underrepresented voices, Canadian creators and the expansion and strengthening of the public broadcaster’s digital presence.
“Heather has been instrumental in spearheading CBC’s digital transformation on all of our platforms and across all genres, helping us meet our goal of doubling our digital reach, two years ahead of schedule,” said CBC president and chief executive officer Catherine Tait.
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