Julie Bristow

Julie Bristow, President, Bristow Global Media

Julie Bristow is the President, sole director and officer of BGM and each of its subsidiaries. Julie has been influencing how Canadians watch television for the past 20 years. She has created thousands of hours of original content, built entire entertainment divisions from scratch, innovated novel and exciting ways to reach new audiences, and garnered multiple industry and business awards for her contributions and leadership.


Before launching BGM, Julie was Executive Director of Studio & Unscripted Content at CBC. Her content portfolio included sports (Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio) and many of CBC’s most successful and original programs, including Dragons Den, Battle of the Blades, and George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. Julie sits on the boards of some of the most influential domestic and international associations including the Academy of Canadian Television and Film and Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. She volunteers her time to charitable organizations focused on addiction and mental health and is currently on the Foundation Board of the Hincks Dellcrest Centre for Children and Mental Health.