Rachel Brill serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the B/R Studio, which focuses on the creation of premium video, narrative audio and high impact journalism. She is a core part of the senior executive team working closely with Bleacher Report’s Chief Content Officer Sam Toles to scale the company’s mid and long-form programming slate.
Brill joins Bleacher Report as it drives more video views - over 11 billion cross-platform - and engagement than any other publisher in the sports category. The B/R app has been downloaded by more than 20 million users, laying the foundation for a formidable content distribution platform. She will look to build programming for B/R’s owned and operated channels as well as opportunities to cross-pollinate stories within the Turner Sports and WarnerMedia ecosystems.
Prior to B/R, Brill served as Senior Vice President/Head of Unscripted Original Programming for EPIX where she shepherded the network’s slate of innovative non-fiction content. Brill launched the premium boxing series, The Contender; Wanda Sykes’ comedy series Unprotected Sets; film critic Elvis Mitchell’s Elvis Goes There; the critically acclaimed, definitive history of punk rock, PUNK from Iggy Pop and John Varvatos.
Before MGM’s EPIX, Brill co-created and executive produced RITUAL, a docuseries with ACE Media and the NFLPA for Amazon Prime Original’s NFL Thursday Night Football and Tyler, the Creator’s Nuts + Bolts on Viceland.