British Broadcasting Corporation operates as a public service broadcaster in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through UK PSB Group, BBC World Service and BBC Monitoring, and BBC Worldwide segments. The company broadcasts on radio, television (TV), and online providing news and information in 27 languages and world service English language. It offers national TV services providing entertainment, news, current affairs, and arts; and operates national radio stations that provide music and speech programming to audiences in the United Kingdom. The Company also operates a portfolio of Websites, including BBC news, sport, and weather; children’s sites, such as CBBC and CBeebies; and knowledge and learning, as well as provides access to radio and TV programs on-demand through BBC iPlayer. In addition, it creates, acquires, invests, develops, and exploits media content and brands; provides TV studios and post production facilities, offering production solutions to the media industry; supplies TV facilities; and offers face to face courses and online training programs in TV, radio, journalism, new media, health and safety, and broadcast technology skills for the media industry. Further, the Company operates as a multi-channel retailer, which sells books, DVDs, audio books, and toys for fans of the BBC and BBC programs through online, phone, and post; and broadcasts live music, stage shows, and interviews with stars. It operates 10 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
33,308 (est)+18%
BBC was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at BBC

Tim Davie

Tim Davie

CEO, BBC Worldwide & Director, Global
Alan Yentob

Alan Yentob

Chairman of the Board
Simon Burke

Simon Burke

Non-Executive Director
Ken MacQuarrie

Ken MacQuarrie

Director, BBC Scotland
Philip Almond

Philip Almond

Director, Marketing
Tony Hall

Tony Hall

Director General
Helen Boaden

Helen Boaden

Director Radio
James Purnell

James Purnell

Director Strategy and Digital
Matthew Postgate

Matthew Postgate

CTO & Product Officer
Danny Cohen

Danny Cohen

Director, Television
Grace Boswood

Grace Boswood

COO, BBC Digital & Engineering
Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams

Director, HR
Anne Bulford

Anne Bulford

Deputy Director-General

BBC Office Locations

BBC has offices in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong and in 40 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Broadcasting House, Portland Place
Johannesburg, ZA
003H3 Ground Floor, 10 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, Melrose North
Mumbai, IN
Construction House A, 401-4th floor, Off Linking Road,24th Road Khar West
Seoul, KR
27F West, Center 1 Bldg., 26 Uljiro 5-gil, Jung-gu
Tokyo, JP
Tokyo Club Building, 10F, 3-2-6 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Singapore, SG
#17-03 Springleaf Tower, 3 Anson Road
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BBC Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


BBC Financials

BBC's revenue was reported to be £855.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

855.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Cash (31-Mar-2006)

1.6 m
GBPFY, 2006FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


40.1 m892 m851.3 m855.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

314 k

Net Income

37 k
GBPFY, 2006


1.6 m

Accounts Receivable

1.1 m

Current Assets

15.6 m


8.5 m
GBPFY, 2006

Cash From Operating Activities

2.2 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(879 k)

Income Taxes Paid

(277 k)
GBPY, 2016


34.5 k
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BBC Job Categories

Traffic Overview of BBC

BBC Online and Social Media Presence

BBC News and Updates

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Iran blamed for June cyber-attack against UK Parliament

Some 30 email accounts were compromised.

Woody Allen Says Harvey Weinstein Scandal Is ‘Very Sad For Everyone Involved’

"Tragic for the poor women involved, sad for Harvey that [his] life is so messed up," the director said.

Emma Thompson Thinks There Are Many More Harvey Weinsteins In Hollywood

"Do they have to all be as bad as him to make it count?"

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