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Adam Kemp to leave BBC

Adam Kemp, the BBC's commissioning editor for arts, music, performance and religion, has announced he is leaving the BBC. Kemp, who joined the BBC as the factual independent commissioning executive in 1994, has held his current position since 2005. As BBC Knowledge restructures, factual commissioners are required to apply for the new commissioning roles, and Kemp has decided not to apply.
March 3, 2009

Adam Kemp, the BBC’s commissioning editor for arts, music, performance and religion, has announced he is leaving the BBC. Kemp, who joined the BBC as the factual independent commissioning executive in 1994, has held his current position since 2005. As BBC Knowledge restructures, factual commissioners are required to apply for the new commissioning roles, and Kemp has decided not to apply.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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