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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Sandra Murphy

Posted by on Friday, February 17th, 2023 in

As Vice President, Content Sales & Co-Productions, Sandra Murphy oversees the BBC Studios’ Canada and Latin American content sales teams. In this role, she is responsible for the distribution of catalog and front list content to linear, digital and emerging platforms, exploring coproduction and partnership opportunities, developing business strategies and growth plans, and implementing successful…

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Helen Cooper

Posted by on Thursday, January 19th, 2023 in

As Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for BBC Studios’ Global Media & Streaming 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 Media & Streaming and the BBC Studios Board to…

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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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Nicholas Oakley

Posted by on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 in

As Senior Vice President, Unscripted Development, Nicholas Oakley is a key leader responsible for working with the LA Productions Unscripted team to conceive and develop original content ideas and build domestic and global formats across entertainment and factual for BBC Studios’ fast-growing unscripted production business. Oakley has established himself on both sides of the pond…

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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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Eve Frederick

Posted by on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 in

As Senior Vice President of Production, Eve Frederick is a key leader of unscripted production for BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. She supervises the production teams on a variety of BBC Studios-produced titles, including three series under the Emmy®-winning Life Below Zero banner for National Geographic, Murder Among the Mormons for Netflix, Ex-Rated for…

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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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Sam Zoda

Posted by on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 in

As Executive Vice President of Production, Sam Zoda oversees all unscripted production for BBC Studios out of Los Angeles. Zoda leads production teams on an array of high profile shows produced by BBC Studios, including Dancing with the Stars, a trio franchise under the Emmy®-winning Life Below Zero banner, and Top Gear America for MotorTrend….

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