Senior Vice President, Communications and Events, BBC Worldwide North America
As Senior Vice President, Communications and Events for BBC Worldwide North America, Christine Black is responsible for driving the communications and events strategy for BBC Worldwide in the U.S. and Canada. With teams in New York and Los Angeles, Black oversees key initiatives for BBC.com, BBC Worldwide Productions, sales and co-productions, licensing and consumer products business divisions and corporate communications. She also sits on the BBC Worldwide North America Executive Board, and is part of the global BBC Worldwide communications team.
Black has a wealth of knowledge and experience across multiple disciplines. She joined the company in 2004 as Director, Public Relations for BBC America where she was instrumental in the channel’s award strategy (5 Golden Globes®, 10 Peabody Awards). In 2007, she was promoted to VP, Communications, BBC Worldwide where she worked across all of the company’s business divisions in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. While in this role, she oversaw the development of BBC AMERICA’s significant presence at Comic-Con featuring global phenomenon, Doctor Who, spearheaded the channel’s annual Upfront event and recently launched BBC.com FUTURE’s inaugural World-Changing Ideas Summit. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Black was publicity manager for SCIFI.com and USA Network and produced live events for Bounce Event Marketing and event marketing initiatives for U.S. Concepts.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and large dog, Lucy.