AMC Networks Names Sarah Barnett President and General Manager, BBC AMERICA

Posted by on Friday, November 21st, 2014 in

New York,  NY – AMC Networks today announced the appointment of Sarah Barnett to the position of President and General Manager, BBC AMERICA. As was recently announced, AMC Networks operates BBC AMERICA as a joint venture with BBC Worldwide. Currently president and general manager of AMC Networks’ SundanceTV, Barnett will begin her new role early…

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Perry Simon Enters Into Exclusive Production Deal With BBC Worldwide North America

Posted by on Friday, November 21st, 2014 in

New York, NY – Perry Simon, outgoing General Manager of BBC AMERICA, has signed an exclusive production relationship with BBC Worldwide North America. Simon will begin his production deal with development commitments already in place at BBC AMERICA and AMC Networks. Simon previously announced he would leave his current role at the end of the…

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BBC Worldwide North America Adds Head of Digital Ad Sales to Nick Ascheim’s Role

Posted by on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America has expanded Nick Ascheim’s role as SVP Consumer Digital to include management of the digital advertising sales team, effective immediately.  Additionally, Shaun Hekking has been appointed as Vice President, U.S. Advertising Sales, BBC Digital and will co-manage the team along with KJ Shockey, Vice President, Advertising Sales,…

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Nigel Gaines Promoted to CFO, BBC Worldwide North America

Posted by on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America today announced Nigel Gaines has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Gaines was previously SVP Finance. In his new role, Gaines is responsible for overseeing all financial operations for BBC Worldwide North America. Reporting to Herb Scannell, President, Gaines manages the company’s financial reporting, financial…

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AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide Enter Wide-Ranging Partnership

Posted by on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 in

New York, NY /London, UK – AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX), the global entertainment company behind acclaimed series The Walking Dead, Mad Men, and Rectify, and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation, today announced a new long-term creative partnership bringing together two global brands that are behind some of the most-watched,…

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BBC Future Assembles Top Minds for the World-Changing Ideas Summit on October 21st in New York City

Posted by on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC Future, the feature section on BBC.com devoted to cutting-edge innovations and issues in science, technology and health, today announced the first-ever World-Changing Ideas Summit to be held at Apella in New York City on October 21, 2014. The World-Changing Ideas Summit will showcase the power of forward-thinking leaders coming together…

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BBC Worldwide Productions Appoints Julie Haley, Carol Turner, and Debby Reid Vigna as Senior Vice Presidents

Posted by on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions announced today the appointment of Julie Haley as SVP, Business and Legal Affairs. In addition to Haley’s appointment, the company has promoted Carol Turner and Debby Reid Vigna to SVPs, Unscripted Production. Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions commented, “The addition of Julie to…

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BBC AMERICA Promotes Melissa Drucker to Senior Vice President, Television Sales

Posted by on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA announced today that Melissa Drucker has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Television Sales, leading the channel’s ad sales team, with immediate effect. Based in New York, Drucker joined BBC Worldwide North America in 2007 and was a founding member of the U.S. integrated TV and digital ad sales team….

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BBC.com Adds Notable Talent to Capital, Culture, and Travel Sections

Posted by on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC.com announced today the addition of three contributors to their growing roster of talent across the Capital, Culture and Travel sections. Hires include Don George, contributing editor to the new BBC.com/Travel “Words and Wanderlust” column, Owen Gleiberman, contributing writer to BBC.com/Culture and Lucy Marcus, contributing writer to BBC.com/Capital. “George, Gleiberman and…

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BBC.com and Terreform Present “Building Tomorrow” Exhibit

Posted by on Monday, March 31st, 2014 in

New York, NY – The World Health Organization estimates that by 2030, six out of every 10 people will live in a city; rising to seven out of 10 by 2050.  With city populations swelling at an unprecedented rate BBC.com Future (BBC.com/Future) and Terreform – the nonprofit organization for philanthropic architecture, urban, ecological design -in…

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