Appointments - commissioning restructure

Published March 13, 2009

Jana Bennet - Director of BBC Worldwide - announced late last year that commissioning at the Beeb was to undergo a restructuring of sorts. The idea is to split roles into more genre-based divisions, allowing for specialists to get their knowledge across. These are the confirmations we know so far, and I will add more as they are revealed.

  • Alan Tyler - Executive Editor, Entertainment Commissioning (from Head of Comedy at BBC Scotland)
  • Jo Street - Daytime Commissioning Executive
  • Martin Davidson - Commissioning Editor for History and Business
  • Jo Ball - Commissioning Editor for Features on BBC One and Two
  • Emma Swain - Head of Knowledge Commissioning

There’s a lot of fancy titles there, aren’t there?

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