Tamara began her career in television some 30 years ago, cutting her teeth on the multi-cultural magazine programme, The Bandung File.
Five years later, she moved to LWT where she spent a further thirteen years in the commercial sector. During her time at LWT, she moved through the ranks of production management to become Director of Production, and was a founding member of the Cultural Diversity Network, working closely with the other key broadcasters to improve representation both on- and off-screen.
In 2003 she joined BBC Current Affairs as Head of Production & Finance. She remained at the BBC until 2016, holding a number of senior roles, including Controller of Business - Comedy and Entertainment, Controller of Production Operations and Chief Operating Officer for BBC Children’s, where she lead the relocation to Media City Salford.
Tamara Howe is VICE’s Chief Content Officer for the EMEA region, now spanning more than 15 countries across the continent from the UK to the Middle East.
As CCO Tamara is charged with leading VICE’s content strategy across the EMEA region which includes the newly created UK-based Studios division as well as the company’s diverse range of digital content that is produced and distributed in the UK and across Europe.
Tamara sits on the board of MeWe 360, a foundation supporting entrepreneurs in the arts and creative industries.