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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 Hurford-Jones's Sessions
WORKSHOP: The Co-pro Clinic
Experts from distribution, licensing, business affairs & legal reveal insights into structuring funding for projects, negotiating rights, exploring different territories, and maintaining editorial and creative integrity across the varying demands of a range of partners and territories. Workshop Report Presentations from some of the experts are available to download: Owen…
How Big Broadcasters are sourcing, selling in, producing and adapting content from the UK and Europe to serve a global audience. Session Photos on Flickr