Annie Balagot serves as Director, TV Networks Distribution, Content Distribution, NBCUniversal. In this role, Annie is responsible for managing the negotiation, distribution and execution of NBCUniversal’s multi-billion dollar content portfolio including USA Network, Bravo Media, cloo, Chiller, CNBC, E!, Esquire Network, MSNBC, NBC Sports Network, NBC Universo, Oxygen Media, Esquire Network, Syfy, Telemundo Media, and The Golf Channel – the network-owned NBC and Telemundo stations, Olympic content on cable and broadband, video-on-demand, pay-per-view and set top box content. She is also responsible for managing the overall strategic relationship between NBCUniversal and its top cable distribution partners, and provides both sales and marketing support.
Previously, Annie served as a consultant at ION Media Networks, focusing on distribution strategies for its multicast children’s network, Qubo. Prior to that, while living abroad in Sydney, Australia, she founded and launched FamTipGo.com, a user generated travel review website and portal targeting families traveling with children.
Before moving abroad, Annie was Director, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, NBCUniversal where she was responsible for helping the company’s top management establish new strategic partnerships, fix existing defunct relationships, acquire new businesses or divest others. She also served as a Senior Analyst at Narragansett Asset Management where she honed her financial and analytical skills, managing over a billion dollars in assets after having spent two years as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch.
Annie is currently the co-lead of NBCUniversal’s NY/NJ Asian Pacific American employee resource group, identifying and promoting career growth opportunities for the organization’s membership base.
Annie graduated summa cum laude from Boston University’s School of Management with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She lives in New York with her husband and three children.