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Walker Books Group
Chief Global Development Officer
Helen leads a global team responsible for shaping key Walker Group properties in the development, exploitation, marketing, and sale of multiple rights and production of multiple formats. Formerly Deputy MD at BBC Worldwide, she joined Walker Books UK in 2006 as MD, setting up Walker Productions and bringing all licensing management in house before going on to head up the new Group Rights and Development Division which also includes the Walker and Candlewick Entertainment publishing lists.
Can producers, writers and production staff work across platforms? In fact, nowadays, must they be able to work cross platform in order to have a sustainable career? If so, how can they get the training and experience they need and overcome being pigeonholed in just one area of children’s media…