Julie launched Bristow Global Media in 2013 and with her creative vision and business savvy, the company has grown exponentially in just a few years. BGM produces premium content for the international market in all genres on multiple platforms. From beautifully stylized returning series like Haunted Hospitals (T + E) and tentpole drama-documentary specials like 100 Days to Victory(Foxtel/ BBC/History Canada), to children’s factual series like It’s My Party! (TVO) – Julie specializes in thoughtfully-crafted quality storytelling delivered to market quickly. Additional series include NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other (CBC, NBCSN, Rogers), Pressure Cooker(W Network), Hockey Wives (W Network), Canada: The Story of Us (CBC), Canadian Country Music Association’s CCMA Awards (CBC and CMT),Pardon My French(YouTube), The Zone (YTV, YouTube) and Corus’ brand-driven kids’ content and programming specials (YTV, TELETOON, Nickelodeon Canada).
Prior to launching BGM, Julie held the position of Executive Director of Unscripted content at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She oversaw two thirds of the broadcaster’s content - including the network’s sports division. During her tenure, she spearheaded thousands of hours of original content, found novel and exciting ways to reach new audiences and garnered multiple industry and business awards.
In 2017, BGM became part of the Kew Media Group, one of the most significant independent content companies in the world. Julie sits on the board of the publicly traded company. In addition to her board position at Kew Media, she sits on the board of some of the most influential domestic and international associations including the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Julie holds a graduate degree from the University of Chicago. Julie volunteers her time to charitable organizations focused on addiction and mental health.