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Vice Appoints ITV Studios’ Bea Hegedus to Lead Global Distribution (Exclusive)

Vice Appoints ITV Studios’ Bea Hegedus to Lead Global Distribution (Exclusive)

ITV Studios executive Bea Hegedus is joining Vice Media Group as senior VP and global head of distribution.

The newly created role comes as Vice looks to maximize its IP internationally, and build new U.S. and international partnerships. Formed in 2017, global production outfit Vice Studios has 130 projects in production and development across all genres and formats.

At Vice, Hegedus — who most recently served as VP of global scripted content at ITV Studios — will report into Vice Studios president Kate Ward. She will be tasked with forging global distribution partnerships focusing on linear, Ott, SVOD and AVOD strategies. Her distribution pipeline includes all Vice IP, including programming from Vice TV and the recently announced Vice World News.

The new distribution arm covers documentary, lifestyle and news programming, with a library of more than 900 hours of Vice programming such as “Dark Side of the Ring,” the Emmy award-winning “Vice News Tonight,

See full article on Variety