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Germaine Deagan Sweet

Job TitleManaging Director, Co-Productions and Drama Acquisitions

Company NamePBS International

About

Germaine Deagan Sweet is an industry veteran with over 25 years experience in the factual television business. Germaine has worked her way across the globe, from her home in Australia, to London and the United States.

Germaine joined PBS Distribution full time in 2017 to focus on bringing in co-production partnerships & financing for a wide range of productions developed by PBS, WGBH (Frontline, American Experience, NOVA), WETA and WNET, as well as programs from independent producers such as Ken Burns, Stanley Nelson and Rory Kennedy.

Previously, Germaine held key executive positions at Fox Network Group, including SVP Global Content Sales and Operations, based in London from where she launched its international sales unit in October 2014, merging the Fox International Channels and National Geographic content sales businesses. Prior to Fox, Germaine launched and managed the National Geographic Channels global content sales business for 12 years.

 

About PBS International

PBS International is widely recognized for bringing its diverse catalog of the best documentary, lifestyle, and children’s programming to the global marketplace. 


As the worldwide co-production and distribution arm of PBS Distribution, PBS International distributes content developed by PBS, WETA, WGBH (NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE), and WNET.

Our catalog includes programs from independent producers such as Ken Burns and Stanley Nelson in addition to international producers including National Geographic, Blink, Windfall, Vulcan, Arrow, Wildbear Entertainment to name a few. 

Conference Sessions

  • CONTENT STRATEGY: A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH GERMAINE DEAGAN SWEET & TOM KOCH, PBS INTERNATIONAL

    08 Apr 2018, 11:30 - 12:00, JW Marriott Hotel, Producers Hub

    By pre-registration. First come, first seated In these intimate sessions, key content executives share their programming, acquisition and commissioning strateg...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sun, Apr 8

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