Speaker Julie Pizzi
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Bunim Murray Productions
Julie Pizzi serves as President of Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) and is responsible for the continued growth of the 30+ year-old company as both a production studio and on the international stage.
Pizzi has more than 25 years of experience producing hundreds of hours of television. Most recently, she developed and served as Executive Producer on Bill Nye Saves the World for Netflix and was one of the first partners with Facebook to launch the Ball In The Family series on their Watch platform as well as The Real World - Thailand, Mexico and Atlanta for Facebook, Snapchat’s first docu-series Endless, Kim Kardasian West – The Justice Project for Oxygen and Family or Fiancé for OWN.
Pizzi began her television career at BMP, where she served as Creative Vice President and Showrunner for six years, and spearheaded development and executive produced high-rated seasons of Road Rules and Real World/Road Rules Challenge (MTV), as well as Born to Diva (VH1).
And Pizzi has continued to oversee the hit The Challenge franchise for MTV which is going into its 37th season.
In 2004, Pizzi left Bunim/Murray to launch award-winning reality and documentary company, PB&J Television. As Co-President of PB&J, Pizzi executive produced Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Model Search (NBC), critically acclaimed documentary Reversal of Fortune (Showtime), teen favorite America’s Prom Queen (ABC Family), provocative therapy series Bad Sex (LOGO), as well as four seasons of the hit Dress My Nest (Style).
Pizzi returned to head up development at Bunim/Murray in 2015. Pizzi has produced programming for MTV, Facebook, Snapchat, Netflix, E!, Showtime, Paramount +, USA, Oxygen, OWN, HGTV, SYFY, NBC, FOX, Travel Channel, A&E, VH1, CMT, ABC Family, Style, Lifetime, The CW, TLC and Discovery.