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 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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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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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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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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