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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.

 

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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