NBC Universal Cable Ups Baker

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Bridget Baker has been promoted to executive vice president, cable distribution at NBC Universal Cable, from senior VP, cable distribution.

Baker is responsible for leading the company’s national-accounts team in securing distribution for Bravo, Bravo HD+, CNBC, MSNBC, CNBC World, ShopNBC, USA Network, Sci Fi Channel, Trio, Telemundo, mun2 and the Olympic Games on cable.

Baker and her team have also added video-on-demand and pay-per-view initiatives to their responsibilities.

Baker has been with NBC since 1988, and she negotiated the charter affiliation agreements when CNBC launched in 1989.