James Hurrell



James Hurrell
Premier Content Operations Manager
BBC Worldwide

Doctor Who. Sherlock. Top Gear. Just some of the international smash-hits that James and his team at BBC Worldwide are responsible for bringing to audiences across the globe. James oversees the manufacture and coordinated distribution of localized programmes allowing for simulcast in myriad territories, creating truly special global moments for legions of devoted fans. Each project is as unique as its content and requires expert planning and subject matter expertise to ensure high-value, pre-transmission content flows expeditiously through a rigorous, secure delivery custody-chain supported by the latest technologies with an aim of mitigating risk around content leaks, from pre-production materials to localization of final masters. James is currently a senior executive in the management function of BBC Worldwide’s Global Operations team.

Prior to the BBC, James has held operational management roles with a number of national and international broadcasters.