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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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