The M&K Media team provides top credentials in media management. Julie McIlroy leads the communication planning side of the company. Julie King runs media buying operations. However, the two disciplines are closely integrated and work hand in hand throughout the entire planning and buying process. Meet our team:

Jill McDonald
Jill is a senior media thought leader with over 19 years of agency experience. She has experience across a wide spectrum of sectors including CPG, Telco, & FI. She has been industry recognized for innovative and quality work through winning multiple industry awards.
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Julie McIlroy
Partner & Co-CEO
Before launching M&K, Julie* spent 20 years in executive positions at large global agencies with top brands like Pfizer, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Pepsi, Kodak, Fed Ex, Burger King, Jaguar, DeBeers, Merrill Lynch and Timex.
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Julie King
Partner & Co-CEO
Julie has more than 20 years at major Canadian ad agencies including 8 years in media sales. She has a wealth of media buying and planning experience in all brand categories, in all Canadian markets, and in all media.
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Ron Bijl
Account Director & Lead Strategist
Ron is a senior media leader with over 25 years of planning and buying experience with some of Canada’s largest CPG/Food companies. Most of his career he worked internally at Maple Leaf Foods and Agropur/Ultima Foods guiding their internal media and strategic sourcing departments.
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Sarah Howorth
Group Account Director
Sarah has over 19 years of agency experience and has built a reputation of cultivating successful collaborative client relationships and strategic thought leadership. She has been successful in driving brand growth and achieving performance/sales goals. Spanning a variety of categories such as CPG, financial services, entertainment, media, public utility.
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Jennifer Young
Director of Media Buying Services
Jennifer has 20 years of agency experience in media buying and has managed hundreds of campaigns. She has enabled numerous high-profile clients in the beauty, health and fitness categories increase revenue year over year. Jennifer has particularly strong skills in negotiation, multi-tasking, budget management and vendor relationships.
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Breanne Scott
Media Supervisor
Breanne graduated from the Advertising and Marketing Communication Program at Sheridan College before joining M&K Media in June 2014. She is a research guru, constantly expanding her wealth of media knowledge. Breanne’s skillset and passion for creativity enable her to develop innovative media solutions, fit to each client’s goals.
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Ryan Hurlbut
Media Planner
Ryan joined M&K Media in 2017 and has experience in media planning and buying. He specializes in digital media and enjoys the process of seeing a campaign grow and come to fruition. His knowledge helps clients make the most out of their campaigns by analyzing backend data and maximizing the potential on each media tactic.
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Anthony Scattolon
Media Planning and Buying Assistant
Anthony recently graduated from the Western University with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies and a Specialization in Consumer Behaviour. Having worked as a Sports Statistician Coordinator for the Western Mustang’s hockey teams and completed a 12-month Marketing internship at 3M Canada, Anthony brings passion towards organization and data interpretation.
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