Hayley Babcock is a highly respected international television executive with an extensive background in formats, development, production, acquisition and management. She has wide-ranging experience overseeing multiple global franchises, acquiring programming and uniting diverse international partners to work as a cohesive team.
Currently, Ms. Babcock is Head of Formats, International Programming and Production at A+E Networks. There she is responsible for all creative and production aspects of the global format business including format acquisition for international distribution. In cooperation with programming executives at its domestic US and its international brands, she helps to identify and source formats for the international marketplace from the A+E group of channels. Along with her production and creative oversight, she works closely with all facets of the formats business, including the format sales team, marketing, publicity, business affairs, finance and research.
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