SVP/General Manager, FAST Channels
As SVP/GM, FAST Channels & VOD Sales Beth Anderson leads BBC Studios’ FAST and catalogue VOD sales initiative, developing audience and platform relationships and serving a dynamic selection of channel brands and content packages across North America and Latin America, EMEA, and beyond. She oversees business development, programming, marketing and sales efforts, aimed at developing meaningful paths for library content distribution and ad-based revenue generation.
With over 15 years of experience within BBC Studios, Anderson has held a number of leadership roles, most recently as General Manager, FAST Channels, where she was responsible for negotiating the company’s first FAST and AVOD deals with Pluto TV, The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, and Amazon Freevee, among others. Throughout her career, Anderson has focused on unearthing opportunities for BBC Studios to expand its footprint in North America and LatAm, by executing deals to increase the reach of the company’s content and products in the digital space. She was instrumental in establishing BBC Studios’ global EST business, working with Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Sony, Vudu, and more to launch content, develop insights tools, and develop industry leading marketing campaigns, and contributed to the development of BBC Studios’ SVOD and AVOD short form businesses.
Prior to BBC Studios, Anderson previously served as Head of Business Development at Sony New Media Solutions, where she was responsible for developing premium relationships with linear and OTT platforms globally, and building partnerships with platforms to tailor end-to-end supply chain solutions.
Anderson holds a First Class degree in Directing from Rose Bruford College in London. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter.