Tamara Howe is Managing Director of VICE TV & Production across EMEA. She oversees the strategic direction and commercial operation of VICE’s TV networks across the region, which reaches 30 million households across the UK and Ireland, France, BENELUX, Israel and New Zealand.
Before becoming MD of VICE TV & Production, Tamara was Chief Content Officer for VICE, charged with leading VICE’s content strategy across the EMEA region.
She joined VICE from the BBC where she held a number of senior roles, including Controller of Business, Comedy & Entertainment, the departments responsible for a portfolio of programmes such as Strictly Come Dancing, Fleabag, Top Gear and Miranda. Prior to this, as Controller of Production Operations, Tamara delivered a significant transformation project for BBC Television, completely restructuring the division to more closely align its commissioning and production departments. She also held the role of Chief Operating Officer for BBC Children where her credits include the relocation of the department to Salford.
Tamara began her media career in the independent sector before joining ITV in 1989 and rising through a number of production operation roles to become Director of Production.
She is a Board member of the Edinburgh Television Festival and has been a Board Member of MEWE 360 since 2018. Tamara is also a Governor at Ravensbourne University London.