As Vice President of Content for Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM), Marlo Miazga is responsible for overseeing and delivering all unscripted, factual and kids programming. Prior to joining the company in 2016, Marlo served as the co-executive producer for BGM on the CBC docudrama series, Canada: The Story of Us and before that, was co-president of Newroad Media, from 2011 to 2015.
She is currently executive producing 100 Days to Victory for HISTORY channel (Canada, Australia and New Zealand) and BBC (Scotland), which will be premiering later this year and executive producing the kids’ factual series, It’s My Party, premiering on TVO in June (Canada), as well as YTV's The Zone, Corus' interstitial youth content division; and a slate of original kids series in development for 2019.
Marlo has created and produced popular original series such as Close Encounters (2013) 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. Before launching Newroad Media, Marlo worked as an editor, series producer and creator of both dramatic and factual television. Additional credits include: NFB’s, Cinema Verite: Defining The Moment, Festure thriller, The Dark Hours, CBC’s 50th Anniversary: Tuning In and Jimmy MacDonald’s Canada.
She cut her teeth in her early career at CINAR, working on Arthur, Lil Lulu and Animal Crackers, among other kids properties, after graduating from McGill University. Marlo has been a resident mentor at the Canadian Film Centre since 2006.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?