Julie Adam Adds CARAS Chair Elect To Her Credentials List

Julie Adam has been named Chair-Elect of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), effective immediately.

The Rogers News & Entertainment president has previously served as a board member for the Juno Awards and MusiCounts and was instrumental in helping CARAS navigate the pandemic and plan the 50th-anniversary show in Toronto last year.

In a statement, Adam says: “My love and respect for music and the artists, along with the creators and industry behind it, is immense. My passion for music is the entire reason I pursued a career in media, and it is an incredible privilege and honour to be part of The Juno Awards and MusiCounts.”

Continuing: “Throughout my time on the Board, it’s been inspiring to partner with industry leaders year-after-year to help ensure Canada’s music scene continues to flourish. I’m excited to continue to work alongside this group as we evolve and modernize the ways in which we support Canadian musicians.”

At Rogers Sports & Media, she is responsible for driving strategy and overseeing the management and development of the company’s local and national News & Entertainment brands including Citytv, CityNews, KiSS, 98.1 CHFI and Pacific Content. She is an award-winning media executive and author, who has been recognized as Canada’s first female Vice President of Radio Programming. She is also a past recipient of the Rosalie Award from Radio Trailblazers and the Diversity Champion Award from Women in Communications and Technology.

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