Maggie Rhodes is the Director of Global Acquisitions for National Geographic Channels Worldwide. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Global Acquisitions department. Her responsibilities include managing the team of buyers; and sourcing, screening, and negotiating acquisitions for global programming. Rhodes sources programming to air across 4 channels in 165 territories worldwide – The National Geographic Channel (US and International), Nat Geo Adventure, Nat Geo WILD, and National Geographic HD. Maggie also manages the regional acquisition budgets worldwide.
Maggie joined National Geographic Channels International in December of 2005. Prior to joining the Acquisitions team in August of 2006, Maggie worked on the Programming team at NGCI as a liaison between the DC and global offices. She began buying for NGC-US in addition to her role at NGCI in October of 2008.
Maggie holds a Bachelor’s degree in French Language and Literature and Spanish Language from the University of Virginia. She currently resides in Washington D.C.