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Rob Hardy

Fireworks Media Group
Robert Hardy is President, Canada of Fireworks Media Group. A seasoned television writer and
producer, he is also the producer and showrunner of Fireworks’ hit History Channel / Netflix
documentary series Big Timber; producer and executive producer of HGTV’s The Pamela
Anderson Home Renovation Project; was a key part of the creation and first season of the hit
Netflix/History series Rust Valley Restorers and co-created the Cottage Life series Ice Vikings.

Robert is a storyteller with extensive experience in the development & production of
documentary and factual programming, scripted comedy and drama. Known for his ability to
coalesce people around an idea and a shared vision, Robert helped create one of the world’s
first web series in 1997 and has served as a Senior Vice President at Entertainment One,
a network executive with Bell Media and a Senior Communications officer with CBC-Radio
Canada. Before that he was a Communications Director, an advertising writer & director and a
strategic communications consultant.
Having built an extensive network within the media industry, he has worked as a consultant &
collaborator with a diverse range of organizations including Corus, CBC, TELUS, Bell Media and
Cirque du Soleil. He has also served as a co-founder and board member of a number
of entertainment industry organizations from Field and Post and FactualWEST to
national theatre companies and film festivals.