Bonnie Hammer has been Chairman of NBCUniversal Content Studios since 2019. In this capacity, Ms. Hammer oversees the company’s television studios (Universal Television, Universal Content Productions and NBCUniversal International Studios). Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Hammer served as Chairman of NBC Universal Director to Consumer and Digital Enterprises, and as Chairman of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, where she had executive oversight of a number of leading cable brands (USA Network, Syfy, E! Entertainment, Bravo, Oxygen, Esquire Network, Sprout, TV One, Chiller, Cloo and Universal HD), as well as Universal Cable Productions, which generates scripted content for cable and broadcast networks, and Wilshire Studios, which generates reality programming. Prior to her tenure as Chairman of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, Ms. Hammer served as Chairman of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios since November 2010. In this capacity, Ms. Hammer had executive oversight for certain leading cable brands (USA, Syfy, E! Entertainment, Chiller, Cloo and Universal HD), as well as Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios.
Prior to joining NBCUniversal in May 2004, Ms. Hammer served as President of Syfy from 2001 to 2004 and held other senior executive positions at Syfy and USA Network from 1989 to 2000. Before that, she was an original programming executive at Lifetime Television Network from 1987 to 1989.
Ms. Hammer serves on the board of directors of ebay, Inc. She also sits on the Board of Governors for the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation and serves on the strategic planning committee for Boston University’s College of Communication.
Ms. Hammer holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in media and new technology from Boston University.