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:

Julie King
Partner
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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Julie McIlroy
Partner
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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Jill McDonald
Associate Partner
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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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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Laura Templin
Media Account Director
Laura* has spent 20+ years in advertising with experience in Canada and Australia working for J. Walter Thompson, CBS Outdoor, Mindshare, McCann Erickson and now M&K Media. Her past clients have included Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Labatt, and Kellogg’s.
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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 Planning Assistant
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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Zack Stoltz
Media Planning Assistant
Zack graduated from Brock’s Sport Management program in 2019. After a short contract at Mosaic as an e-commerce coordinator, he joined M&K in 2020. Zack spends majority of his time at M&K executing digital campaigns for various clients including Conagra and Enbridge. Zack is passionate about his professional development and constantly learning new aspects of the business.
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Anthony Scattolon
Digital Coordinator
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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Sam McJannet
Digital Coordinator
Sam graduated from Western University’s Management and Organizational Studies in 2022. After working at the University Students’ Council for three years as the Grants Coordinator, she started at M&K as a Digital Coordinator. Most of her time is spent executing digital campaigns for various clients like Mister Safety Shoes and Conagra. Sam is excited to start her career in media and is always looking for ways to develop new and exciting skills.
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