Four months after abruptly leaving her post as president of Universal Television, Bela Bajaria is joining forces with her former employer’s biggest rival: Netflix.
Bajaria has been tapped to serve as the video streaming behemoth’s vice president of content. In her new role, she’ll oversee a team focused on TV and film licensing from major U.S. studios, as well as co-production relationships with major U.S. networks.
She also will have oversight of a new group focused on developing original unscripted programs for Netflix. She starts Nov. 1.
During her five-year run at NBCUniversal, Bajaria was instrumental...