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BBCWW taps NBCU’s Anais Baker as EP

BBC Worldwide has tapped NBC exec Anaïs Baker as executive producer, factual entertainment, entertainment and formats. In her role, Baker (pictured) will be responsible for managing and developing intellectual property with BBC Worldwide’s ...
March 1, 2018

BBC Worldwide has tapped NBC exec Anaïs Baker as executive producer, factual entertainment, entertainment and formats.

In her role, Baker (pictured) will be responsible for managing and developing intellectual property with BBC Worldwide’s prodco partners, reporting into Tracy Forsyth, genre director, factual entertainment, entertainment and formats. She will work closely with Forsyth and Sumi Connock, creative director, formats.

Baker will also oversee returning factual entertainment format commissions for BBC Worldwide Global Channels as well as identifying and developing titles from BBCWW’s back catalogue that could be revamped.

She joins BBCWW in March.

Most recently, Baker worked at NBCUniversal International Formats, where she was responsible for international format production and development for its international studios business.

Prior to NBCUniversal, Baker worked in editorial roles across a range of entertainment and factual entertainment formats including Doorstep Crime 999, Strictly Come Dancing and Perfection for BBC and Fort Boyard for Zodiak, ITV and Disney.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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