Bristow Global Media Inc. Signs Partnership with The CCMA® to Produce the CCMA Awards

Bristow Global Media Inc. Signs Partnership with The CCMA® to Produce the CCMA Awards

News, Press Release September 9, 2015

Bristow Global Media Inc. Signs Partnership with The CCMA® to Produce the CCMA Awards

September 9, 2015Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM) announces a partnership with the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) to produce the CCMA Awards Show for broadcast partners CBC-TV and CMT. This year the 2015 CCMA Awards Show will broadcast on CBC-TV at 8 p.m. local time (8:30 p.m. NT) with an encore airing on CMT (Canada) at 10 p.m. ET/7p.m. PT on Sunday, September 13.

“BGM is delighted to be partnered with the CCMA and the Canadian country music community to produce this extraordinary popular live event,” said Julie Bristow, President & CEO, Bristow Global Media Inc. “We see an incredible opportunity to build engaged audiences to Canadian country music through the CCMA Awards Show.”

In addition to the live production of the television awards show, BGM and the CCMA will work together on creating the best in class sponsorship opportunities around CCMA media properties.

“We’re thrilled to partner with BGM,” said Don Green, President of the Canadian Country Music Association. “Their experience in live production and creating social content to engage audiences is unparalleled. In an innovative new partnership, not only will they be our production partners, but we will work together to create best in class brand content opportunities around CCMA media properties.”

BGM’s Executive Producer on the CCMA Awards Show is industry veteran Claire Adams. Adams, Head of Content for BGM, has Executive Produced the CCMA Award Show in 2012 and 2013.

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About Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM)
Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM) is a Toronto based content creation company, specializing in creating multi-platform content across all genres including scripted, lifestyle, reality, documentary and sports. The company was launched in 2013 by leading broadcast executive and producer Julie Bristow, whose 20 year career at the CBC included the creation of award-winning entertainment divisions, the launch of national digital media platforms and the stewardship of iconic sports brands. BGM is partnered with Jamie Oliver’s Fresh One Productions in the UK for content development.

About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) 
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2015 CCMA Awards include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund” and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Nova Scotia, the City of Halifax and Destination Halifax.

 

Media Contacts:

Alison Salinas
Publicist, Bristow Global Media Inc.
alisonsalinas@gmail.com
416-648-8844

Sonya Koson
Communications Lead, CCMA
skoson@ccma.org
416-947-1331 x210


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