NBC Universal Cable Ups Baker


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.