Julie Bristow appointed to the Canadian Centre of Ethics in Sports Board of Directors

Julie Bristow appointed to the Canadian Centre of Ethics in Sports Board of Directors


The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has named Julie Bristow to their Board of Directors. A leader in Canadian sports production; Bristow brings a wealth of leadership, production and partnership development to the CCES.

“The CCES is very fortunate to have Ms. Bristow join its board of directors,” said Paul Melia, President and CEO of the CCES. “Her understanding of the world of sports, in addition to her background in content and partnership development, will help advance our ethical priorities and strengthen our partnerships with the sport community.”

“It’s an honour to have been named to the CCES Board of Directors,” said Bristow, President and CEO of Bristow Global Media.” The opportunity to work along side some of Canada’s thought leaders in sports towards the goal of fair, safe and open sport is an important social mandate.”

Bristow has spent more than 20 years in the television business creating content, reaching audiences through innovative strategies and creating dynamic partnerships. She is the former Executive Director of Studio and Unscripted Content for CBC, responsible for the production of Factual Entertainment, and Sports (including Hockey Night In Canada and The 2014 Sochi Olympics). In 2013, she launched Bristow Global Media – a global content production company developing several critically acclaimed series, including NHL Revealed – A Season Like No Other. In 2013, she was named one of Toronto Life’s 50 Most Influential People, received the Crystal Award for Creative Excellence from Women in Film and Television, and was awarded the CBC President’s Award for Leadership.

For a complete list of the members of the CCES’ board of directors, visit www.cces.ca/governance.

The CCES is an independent, national, not-for profit organization with a responsibility to administer the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. We recognize that true sport can make a great difference for individuals, communities and our country. We are committed to working collaboratively to activate a values-based and principle-driven sport system; protecting the integrity of sport from the negative forces of doping and other unethical threats; and advocating for sport that is fair, safe and open to everyone.

Website: www.cces.ca

Twitter: @ethicsinsport

Facebook: CanadianCentreforEthicsinSport

Blog: www.cces.ca/blog

For further information, please contact:

Justin MacNeill, Communications coordinator, (613) 521-3340 x3314, jmacneill@cces.ca

James Lamont, Lamont Communications, (416) 859-5870, jrclamont@gmail.com

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