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Bristow Global Media ups Marlo Miazga

The newly appointed VP of content replaces former head of content Claire Adams.
January 11, 2017

Toronto-based prodco Bristow Global Media has appointed Marlo Miazga as VP of content, effective immediately.

Miazga (pictured) will work with BGM president and CEO Julie Bristow to lead the production and development of content. Miazga replaces Claire Adams, former head of content at BGM, who left the company in September 2016.

Miazga joined BGM in 2016 as co-executive producer on Canada: The Story of Us. The 10-part hour-long drama, based on the format created by UK-based Nutopia, will air on CBC in March 2017.

Prior to joining BGM, Miazga served as co-president of Toronto-based prodco, Newroad Media, which she founded with Anne Marie Redmond in 2011. New Road produced television series such as Close Encounters for Discovery Channel and Science U.S, Curious and Unusual Deaths for Discovery Channel Canada and A&E UK, as well as My Wild Affair for PBS, Animal Planet Canada and Discovery West. Miazga departed New Road at the tail end of 2015.

Bristow recently told realscreen sister site Playback the company is currently focusing on expanding its factual offerings in two key areas: modern-history programming  and the “sports-adjacency space.” The company is also eyeing international expansion and to help further that goal BGM formed an advisory board in December 2016.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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