Travis Shakespeare Joins BBC Worldwide Productions as Senior Vice President, Current Unscripted Programming

Posted by on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide Productions announced today the appointment of Travis Shakespeare as Senior Vice President, Current Unscripted Programming. His role is effective immediately. Shakespeare will be working alongside Michael Brooks, Senior Vice President, Unscripted Entertainment Programming and both will be reporting to Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions….

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BBC AMERICA Appoints Ricky Kelehar Vice President, Unscripted Programming

Posted by on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC AMERICA has appointed Ricky Kelehar as VP, Unscripted Programming, overseeing the channel’s original shows such as Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan and the development of new unscripted formats. Based in New York, he will report to Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide North America, and will work closely with…

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Chris Cole Joins BBC Worldwide North America as Senior Vice President, TV Co-Productions and Sales, Factual

Posted by on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the appointment of Chris Cole as SVP TV Co-productions and Sales, Factual, BBC Worldwide North America.  His appointment is effective November 4. Cole will be responsible for developing and driving strategic business growth for BBC Worldwide Factual content in the U.S. including sales, co-productions and…

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BBC and Quora Announce Partnered Column

Posted by on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 in

Los Angeles, CA – today marked the expansion of their partnership with online question-and-answer product, Quora. The sites blend relevant and compelling insights from Quora’s global community of writers with BBC’s first-class storytelling into regular columns across the feature pages. “ users are worldly and curious – a terrific match with Quora’s varied…

Read More Means Business

Posted by on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 in

New York, NY – today announced the launch of two business journalism sections that will interpret global economic stories, trends and profiles to a personal level. The two new sites – BBC Capital and BBC Entrepreneurship– underline the site’s commitment to become a household source for business news and features. “BBC is no stranger to financial…

Read More Launches New Features Page, Culture

Posted by on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 in

New York, NY – launches its latest feature section – Culture – to inspire readers to indulge in cultural, design and style trends. Benefitting from its global reach, the BBC has a long tradition of covering film, music and art. Complete with compelling columns, clips from BBC World News programs, exclusive BBC archive treasures, info…

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BBC Delivers Record-breaking U.S. Online Audiences

Posted by on Sunday, April 14th, 2013 in

New York, NY – The global news events of the last two months have had a marked impact on traffic to the BBC in the U.S. According to the latest comScore data for March, BBC sites delivered record-breaking U.S. audiences, demonstrating American users are increasingly making the BBC part of their everyday news habit. comScore…

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BBC AMERICA Promotes Matt Stein To SVP, Marketing, Promotion And Creative Services

Posted by on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 in

New York, NY – Matt Stein has been promoted to SVP, Marketing, Promotion, and Creative Services for BBC AMERICA, effective immediately, announced Perry Simon, General Manager, BBC AMERICA. Stein joined the channel in 2010 as VP, Promotions and Creative Services. Over the last three years, Stein has worked on the successful launch of the channel’s first…

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Under The Hood Of Autos Launch

Posted by on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America today announced the launch of BBC Autos (, an entertaining, insightful daily read examining the passionate side of automobiles – touching on design, technology, community and culture. BBC Autos will complement and build upon the vast automotive content produced by BBC News, BBC Sport and Top Gear. Whether you want to…

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BBC Worldwide Showcase Latin America Confirms Ronaldo Lemos of the Fundacao Getúlio Vargas Center for Technology and Society and Fabio Coelho of Google Brazil

Posted by on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide Latin America has confirmed leading digital technology experts Ronaldo Lemos, Director of the Center for Technology and Society at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas School in Rio de Janeiro, and Fabio Coelho, Director of Google Brazil, to take part in this year’s digital sessions at BBC Worldwide Showcase Latin America. …

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