Emma Sparks

Head of Acquisitions

Head of Acquisitions

Emma joined UKTV's acquisitions department in 2009 and was promoted to Head of Acquisitions in 2017 with responsibility for the linear and non-linear acquisitions strategy and all acquired content across the UKTV network.

Emma and her team source and negotiate content deals and manage relationships with BBC Studios and third-party distributors to secure UK and international shows for the broadcaster's 11 channel brands.

Emma has 20 years of experience in programming and acquisitions and previously worked at Channel 4 and Wizja TV/UPC.