Before coming to BMC, Julie worked at Malden Access Television as a community intern, gaining valuable experience covering municipal meetings, editing field productions, and serving as a crew member on many studio programs.
In March of 2006, Julie joined BMC, and learned how to to run an evolving community TV station almost singlehandledly, doing everything from covering Selectmen's Meetings to teaching younger students "How to Make a Movie in One Day".
Over time Julie was promoted to the job of Program Director. Today, Julie quietly and adroitly juggles the tasks of programming BMC's channels, scheduling and overseeing & editing remote coverage, scheduling volunteer crews, overseeing many of the studio productions, & updating the Community Bulletin Board, and she especially enjoys shooting and editing in the field.
Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Regis College and a Master’s Degree in Media Arts from Emerson College. Her other experience includes working at WCVB-TV as an intern for the Creative Services Department, and as an intern for MPH Entertainment, where she assisted with “The Dog Whisperer” television series.
Julie won First Place at the 2008 ACM Northeast Region Video Festival in the "Community Impact" category for the informational video:
The Immigrant Learning Center: Giving the Gift of Language.
Email JULIE DESTEFANO with questions about the program schedules, posting an announcement to our Calendar or the Community Bulletin Board or to request TV coverage of a Town or School meeting or a general question about BMC.