As General Manager, FAST Channels, Beth Anderson leads BBC Studios’ global FAST initiative, developing audience and platform relationships and serving a dynamic selection of channel brands across the Americas, EMEA, and beyond. Anderson manages a growing team of business development, scheduling, and account management staff to develop meaningful paths to content distribution and advertising revenue generation.
With over a decade of experience within BBC Studios, Anderson has held a number of leadership roles, most recently as Vice President, Digital Strategy & Business Development, where she was responsible for identifying opportunities for BBC Studios to expand its footprint in the Americas and executing deals to increase the reach of the company’s content and products in the digital space. Anderson also negotiated the company’s first FAST and AVOD deals with Pluto TV, Roku, Samsung, and Amazon’s IMDb TV, and 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.
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.