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BBC America appoints John Taite to VP multiplatform programming

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced an appointment to its flagship channel, BBC America. John Taite, formerly BBC Worldwide's VP programming, EMEA, has been named VP multiplatform Programming. Taite takes on his new role in April and will report to BBC America's COO, Chris Carr, and Richard De Croce, SVP programming. He will be responsible for developing BBC Worldwide's editorial strategy in the U.S. on branded digital platforms, future genre channel launches and other programming initiatives.
April 8, 2010

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced an appointment to its flagship channel, BBC America. John Taite, formerly BBC Worldwide’s VP programming, EMEA, has been named VP multiplatform Programming. Taite takes on his new role in April and will report to BBC America’s COO, Chris Carr, and Richard De Croce, SVP programming. He will be responsible for developing BBC Worldwide’s editorial strategy in the U.S. on branded digital platforms, future genre channel launches and other programming initiatives.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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