Melissa Rubinson

Posted by on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023 in

As Senior Vice President, Business Development & Partnerships, Melissa Rubinson is responsible for expanding audiences and increasing revenue for BBC News outside of the UK through impactful partnerships on social, digital, and streaming platforms.  Armed with 15 years of experience driving commercial growth for global news brands, Rubinson joined BBC Studios in May 2023 from…

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Helen Cooper

Posted by on Thursday, January 19th, 2023 in

As Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for BBC Studios’ Global Distribution and Global News divisions, Helen Cooper sets the people & HR strategy across UK/EMEA, North America & Latin America, and APAC. Based out of New York, Cooper partners with the CEO of Global Distribution and the BBC Studios Board to implement successful strategic people…

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Monique Adderly

Posted by on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022 in

As Vice President, Human Resources for BBC Studios North America & LatAm, Monique Adderly is responsible for HR strategy, operations, policies, and diversity, equity and inclusion, while also aligning the people strategy to the overall business strategy. In her role, Adderly leads a team of professionals focusing on all areas of HR for North America…

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Janet H. A. Brown

Posted by on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 in

As President of Content Distribution, Janet Brown is charged with creating a vision and setting strategic direction to drive continued growth across BBC Studios diversified commercial business in North America and Latin America. She oversees all aspects of the content distribution business, as well as leading the company’s global distribution relationships with the top U.S.-based…

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Jennie Baird

Posted by on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 in

Jennie Baird is EVP and Managing Director for Digital News & Streaming for BBC Studios and a digital media trailblazer. Throughout her career she has driven growth and innovation for some of the industry’s most successful digital brands. At BBC Studios, Ms. Baird is leading the development of the Company’s unique vision and investment plans…

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Rosemary Mercedes

Posted by on Monday, March 21st, 2022 in

As Senior Vice President, Communications, Global Distribution, Rosemary Mercedes oversees BBC Studios’ communications strategy in North America and Latin America. With teams in New York and Los Angeles, Mercedes is responsible for initiatives across a range of businesses, including content sales, licensing, direct-to-consumer ventures, and the Los Angeles Production arm, and for growing the profile…

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Luke Ashwell

Posted by on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 in

As Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Luke Ashwell is responsible for leading the design and delivery of BBC Studios’ strategy, with a specific focus on a portfolio of top global customers. Working across production and distribution, Ashwell provides leadership and strategic support on business development, partnership management, and insight. Ashwell has held a…

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Beth Anderson

Posted by on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 in

As SVP/GM, FAST Channels & VOD Sales Beth Anderson leads BBC Studios’ FAST and catalogue VOD sales initiative, developing audience and platform relationships and serving a dynamic selection of channel brands and content packages across North America and Latin America, EMEA, and beyond. She oversees business development, programming, marketing and sales efforts, aimed at developing…

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Suzy Raia

Posted by on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 in

As Senior Vice President, Consumer Products and Business Development for BBC Studios North America and Latin America, Suzy Raia is responsible for driving the licensing and consumer products strategies across BBC Studios’ portfolio of properties for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Overseeing a variety of intellectual properties, Raia’s purview includes product licensing across multiple…

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Jennifer Ball

Posted by on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 in

As Senior Vice President, Marketing, Jennifer Ball is responsible for elevating and growing the BBC Studios brand across multiple business units in North America and Latin America. A builder of premium media brands, Ball oversees a portfolio of marketing disciplines, including research, brand marketing, direct-to-consumer marketing, and content licensing. Before joining BBC Studios, Ball built…

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