Executive Vice President, Business Operations, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment
Beth Roberts is Executive Vice President, Business Operations, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. Her responsibilities include leading all business affairs and legal affairs strategies and negotiations for the cable entertainment portfolio of ten entertainment networks and two production studios, along with identifying and implementing strategic operational and organizational opportunities that enhance the growth and strength of the portfolio (including USA, Syfy, Bravo, Oxygen networks and others). She most recently served as Chief Operations Officer of Universal Cable Productions, managing day-to-day operations as a member of the studio’s three-person management team. A 17-year veteran of NBCUniversal, Beth started her career at NBC as Director, Business Affairs. During her tenure at the company, she has held numerous senior business affairs positions, encompassing both broadcast and cable entertainment network and studio leadership roles. Before joining NBC, she was the Director, Business Affairs and Legal for UPN and, prior to that, worked for the William Morris Agency. A well-respected industry leader, Beth is consistently recognized in trade publications including The Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of influential executives, Women in Entertainment Power 100; the top 100 list for CableFAX: the Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Cable, and Variety’s exclusive Power of Women collective of impactful leaders. Beth received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her law degree from Boston University School of Law.