Tracy Forsyth


Well-being: Networking – be the best meeting of the day

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth explains how to excel at networking In my role as executive coach, the subject of networking frequently gets raised by clients who are either wanting to move on to another challenge or who’ve had their head down in their current […]

Embracing an alternative New Year’s resolution

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth discusses an alternative approach to New Year’s resolutions. When I was a VP in a corporate role, I got some 360-degree feedback. It was mostly extremely positive, but one comment read: “Tracy can be abrupt and I find her direct […]

TBI Well-being: How to get a pay rise

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth explains how to negotiate a better salary. Having a Chinese mother meant that I grew up thinking that money was never something to be awkward about. Of course, not all Chinese mums are the same, but my mum would never […]

TBI Well-being: How to survive MIPCOM

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to get through next week’s MIPCOM market in Cannes without losing the plot – and yourself.  Ah, the annual global TV market MIPCOM. For those who don’t work in TV, the picture it can summon is one of […]

TBI Well-being: The 7 essential tricks to working a room

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth looks ahead to this week’s Edinburgh International TV Festival with her top tips on working an industry event and owning the room.  I have a confession. I’m an introvert masquerading as an extrovert for professional purposes. I can work a […]

TBI Well-being: Why modesty is overrated in TV

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to effectively discuss achievements and sell your skills and projects. In my work as creative mentor and leadership coach, I often come across people who are uncomfortable at the thought of talking about their achievements for fear of […]

TBI Well-being: How to recover from f*ck ups and faux pas

In TBI’s inaugural wellness column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to recover from a disastrous pitch or meeting-gone-awry with your dignity intact We’ve all had those moments of putting our foot right royally in it. Saying the wrong thing in front of a commissioner. Blurting out something that […]

BBCW’s Tracy Forsyth lands at WFTV

Former BBC Worldwide exec Tracy Forsyth has landed at UK industry organization Women in Film and Television. The exec, who served as genre director of fact ent, entertainment and formats at BBCW prior to leaving the business in May, has joined WFTV as the new producer of its mentoring scheme, which offers a six-month career […]

BBCWW hires NBCU formats exec as exec producer

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) has hired NBCUniversal (NBCU)’s Anaïs Baker as executive producer for fact ent, entertainment and formats. This comes as part of a push to produce more factual entertainment and entertainment format. Baker, who joins this month, will report to Tracy Forsyth, BBCWW’s genre director for fact ent, entertainment and formats. The new exec […]

BBC Worldwide Showcase: entertainment and formats in the spotlight

Formats are taking centre stage at BBC Worldwide Showcase this year. Tracy Forsyth and Sumi Connock talk about this year’s line-up. “This is our year,” says Tracy Forsyth, director of factual entertainment and entertainment at BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. “We have a smorgasboard of Saturday night shows, and there’s always demand […]

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