Julie Sobowale – BIPOC Creators Showcase

The National Media Awards Foundation is proud to present a showcase of works by award-winning creators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of colour. Each of these creators has won or been nominated for a National Magazine Award, Digital Publishing Award or National Magazine Award: B2B, and since then, has done further high-quality work in the fields of journalism, visual arts, creative writing and more. Check out the creators here to learn more about them, read their award-winning work and view their most recent projects.

Julie Sobowale

Julie Sobowale is a freelance journalist and lawyer based in Regina. She spent her career working for independent and trade publications. She started her career at Progress Media as a business journalist and spent five years writing about arts and culture for The Coast, the leading alternative weekly newspaper in Halifax. Her journalism focuses on legal affairs, technology and diversity and inclusion. Her work has appeared in the Ottawa Business Journal, Alberta Views, the American Bar Association magazine, the Canadian Bar Association magazine and Canadian Lawyer. She is a board member for the Canadian Association of Journalists and Western Director for the Canadian Association for Black Journalists.

Her latest columns in the Canadian Bar Association National magazine can be viewed here. Her past work can be viewed on Twitter and LinkedIn.

2023 National Magazine Awards: B2B, Best Profile of a Company: “Canada’s first foundation aimed at supporting Black communities takes non-traditional approach to philanthropy,” The Philanthropist Journal (Honourable Mention)