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BBC adds new Knowledge commissioners

The BBC has made five new appointments to the Knowledge commissioning team. Aaqil Ahmed was appointed head of religion and ethics and commissioning editor for Religion TV. Ahmed comes to BBC Knowledge from C4 where he was commissioning editor for religion and multicultural. A number of people have been promoted from within such as Christine Morgan who has been appointed executive editor and head of religion radio, and was formerly executive producer for BBC Religion and Ethics. Mark Bell has been promoted to commissioning editor for arts, Charlotte Moore has been appointed commissioning editor for documentaries, Kim Shillinglaw has been promoted to commissioning editor for science and natural history and Harry Lansdown moves up to commissioning editor for BBC Three Factual Features and Formats.
May 13, 2009

The BBC has made five new appointments to the Knowledge commissioning team. Aaqil Ahmed was appointed head of religion and ethics and commissioning editor for Religion TV. Ahmed comes to BBC Knowledge from C4 where he was commissioning editor for religion and multicultural. A number of people have been promoted from within such as Christine Morgan who has been appointed executive editor and head of religion radio, and was formerly executive producer for BBC Religion and Ethics. Mark Bell has been promoted to commissioning editor for arts, Charlotte Moore has been appointed commissioning editor for documentaries, Kim Shillinglaw has been promoted to commissioning editor for science and natural history and Harry Lansdown moves up to commissioning editor for BBC Three Factual Features and Formats.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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