Sandy Ashendorf Appointed EVP Network Distribution For BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide America has today appointed Sandy Ashendorf to Executive Vice President Network Distribution for BBC Worldwide America. Ashendorf is a former senior executive with MTV Networks and brings over twenty years of media industry experience. Reporting to new BBC Worldwide America COO, Ann Sarnoff, Ashendorf will be responsible for overseeing…

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Ann Sarnoff Appointed Chief Operating Officer At BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 in

New York, NY – Ann Sarnoff has been named Chief Operating Officer at BBC Worldwide America, reporting to U.S. company president, Herb Scannell. Her appointment follows last week’s announcement of Perry Simon as General Manager, Channels. Both are new roles in Scannell’s senior executive team. Sarnoff, who joins the BBC from Dow Jones, will drive…

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BBC.com Investing In Journalism With A New U.S. Edition

Posted by on Thursday, July 15th, 2010 in

New York, NY –  BBC.com, the award-winning top ten news site, is investing in journalism and ramping up its coverage of news and sports, travel, technology, business and entertainment. With triple revenue growth in the last financial year (ending March 31, 2010) and over 16m* unique users, BBC.com, today launched its U.S. edition and new…

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BBC.com Builds On A Strong Year – UPS Key Business Executives

Posted by on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 in

New York, NY – Continuing its investment and commitment in the U.S., BBC.com has promoted two of its key business executives. Based in New York, Miranda Cresswell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Strategy & Operations BBC.com with Joy Chilowicz upped to Vice President, U.S. Ad Sales, BBC.com. Webby award-winning, BBC.com, provides in depth…

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Herb Scannell Named President Of BBC Worldwide America

Posted by on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide today appointed Herb Scannell as President, BBC Worldwide America, responsible for the company’s U.S. operations. His appointment is effective immediately. Formerly President of Nickelodeon Networks and Vice Chairman of MTV Networks, Scannell was most recently CEO of Next New Networks, a digital media company he co-founded in 2006. In…

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Paul Davis-Miller Named Senior Vice President, Fiction For BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution

Posted by on Monday, May 10th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today appointed Paul Davis-Miller to the newly created post of SVP Fiction, for the Sales & Distribution division. Davis-Miller will be based in the New York office, reporting to Matt Forde, EVP Sales & Co-Productions, BBC Worldwide, Americas. Davis-Miller is the second key…

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BBC Worldwide Appoints Greg Johnson To New Role Of Senior Vice President, Factual

Posted by on Thursday, April 29th, 2010 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today appointed Greg Johnson to the position of Senior Vice President, Factual, Sales & Distribution for BBC Worldwide, Americas. Johnson will be based in New York and report to Matt Forde, EVP Sales & Co-Productions, BBC Worldwide, Americas. His appointment is part of…

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Building On A Strong Year – Promotions For The BBC’s Ad Sales Team

Posted by on Monday, March 1st, 2010 in

New York, NY – The BBC’s U.S. national ad sales business, led by Mark Gall, Senior VP, BBC AMERICA & BBC.com, has upped two of its top leadership team. Melissa Drucker and Peter Wright have been promoted to VP, National Ad Sales. Based in New York, they co-lead on BBC AMERICA. The BBC has ad…

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BBC Worldwide Announces Drama Co-Productions With WGBH/MASTERPIECE For Emma And Cranford 2

Posted by on Thursday, June 25th, 2009 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide Sales and Distribution and WGBH today announced co-productions of two star-studded dramas: the beloved classic, Emma, and the sequel to BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated drama Cranford,Cranford 2. Both programs will make their U.S. premiere in early 2010 on WGBH’s MASTERPIECE CLASSIC on PBS. Commented Susanna Pollack, SVP, Sales & Distribution and Children’s,…

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