January 30, 2023

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NBCUniversal hires Amy Geary as SVP, content distribution

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NBCUniversal has hired Amy Geary, a seven-year veteran of parent company Comcast, as senior VP of content distribution.

Geary, who starts at NBCU on January 17, will oversee the media company’s key distribution partnerships, including Apple, DirecTV, Google and YouTube TV, Hulu, Verizon, National Content and Technology Cooperative (NCTC) and other distributors. He reports to Matt Schneier, president of content distribution at NBCU.

“In addition to Amy’s impressive credentials and deep understanding of the media space, she [NBCUniversal] Content Distribution is a valuable combination of strong intellect, an extensive industry network and excellent leadership qualities,” Snyers said in announcing his appointment. “Amy’s versatility and experience working on some of the industry’s largest and most complex contracts make her an ideal fit, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our team.”

Geary said in a statement, “I have long admired the team at NBCUniversal and its valuable content portfolio as we have worked together under the larger Comcast enterprise and as partners. It’s an exciting time in the video space and I’m honored to join Matt and this talented group to help grow NBCUniversal’s business across all consumer touch points.”

Most recently, Gerry served as VP of Content Acquisition at Comcast, where he was responsible for partnerships and negotiations for the cable operator’s app portfolio and over-the-top channels. He also contributed to special projects including M&A and product initiatives.

Prior to joining Comcast in 2016, he held executive positions at Viacom and Disney and was marketing strategy manager at DirecTV. Gerry holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in History from Reed College. He began his career in TV production with credits for developing shows that aired on networks including Comedy Central, ESPN, NBC and PBS.

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