Manager, Acquisitions Lifetime & LMN A+E Networks
Julie Bardhoku is a Manager at A+E Networks for Lifetime & LMN Acquired Programming. Her professional journey began with a VH1 internship at Viacom, where she discovered a passion for being a part of the process that creates both entertaining and compelling content. After college, Julie spent a season as a Production Assistant for The Bill Cunningham Show where she gained invaluable first-hand experience in both Producing and Production Management. Leveraging that experience, Julie started working as a freelance Production Assistant/Coordinator in New York City across 30+ shows in the span of three years for brands such as CBS, BET, LOGO, History, E!, and Vh1.
In 2016, Julie moved to Los Angeles and accepted an opportunity as a Production Coordinator for Lifetime Scripted Programming at A+E Networks where she worked on the series YOU and made for TV movies such as Flint and the It’s a Wonderful Lifetime Christmas stunt. In 2018, Julie was promoted to Production Manager for both the East & West Coast creative teams in which she managed 45+ Original Productions a year. She returned to New York City in late 2019 to continue her career growth at the A+E headquarters in which she took on a new opportunity in 2021 as Manager of Acquired Programming for both Lifetime & LMN.
Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University in Communications & New Media. In addition, Julie completed the UCLA Independent Producers Certificate Program in 2020. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling abroad to experience new cultures, being a foodie and spending time with friends, family and her dog Dakota. She is also a part of a volunteer organization, Rescue Dogs Rock and part of the Toastmaster’s International Club.