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Henrietta Hurford-Jones

BBC Worldwide Channels

Director of CBeebies Investment

Henrietta Hurford-Jones is Director of CBeebies Investment at BBC Worldwide Channels. Henrietta is responsible for commissioning and developing a new stream of original programme content for the international CBeebies channels. She also manages the global investment process for all pre-school programming and brand properties across BBC Worldwide, working closely with all of the company’s operating divisions.

Hurford-Jones joined BBC Worldwide in the newly created role in July 2010 as part of BBC Worldwide’s ongoing strategy to work with the UK and international production community to create locally relevant content for its network of localised channels, including the existing international CBeebies channels and programming blocks in Africa, Australia, Asia, India, Poland, the Nordic region, Latin America and the US Hispanic market.

Prior to her appointment, Hurford-Jones was Director, International Kids & Family at the RDF Media Group. Before this, she worked as a Programming Consultant for JimJam Television and spent five years as Director of European Programming at Jetix Europe Limited (formerly Fox Kids Europe Limited).

Henrietta will be a speaker in The Co-pro Clinic Workshop and in the session Invented Here