'BBC Hiring Asst. Commissioners From Nations, Regions, Deaf and

Commissioners From Nations, Regions, Deaf and

The BBC

has created seven new assistant commissioner roles with a focus on growing representation from the

Four of

the roles will be in factual, co-funded by the Nations, and one will be in

The four

factual roles will be employed by both Network and Nations commissioning teams, and work across

The children’s

animation role will report into Kate Morton, head of BBC children’s commissioning and

In addition,

two new London-based assistant commissioner roles will focus on hiring deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent

One of

the roles will be in unscripted, and one will be in scripted

Kate Phillips,

BBC director of unscripted, said: “These new roles demonstrate our commitment to growing and developing

They will

play an important role in spotting and nurturing ideas that will bring viewers high impact

We want

to find and nurture talent from a wider base and to create exciting opportunities within

With animation

a key part of our strategy and an exciting animation community from Northern Ireland, this

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