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BBC3 announces new factual commissioning EP

Samantha Anstiss, current affairs exec producer for the BBC, will be leaving that post come September to be the new commissioning exec producer for youth-oriented digital channel BBC3. The newly-created position will see Anstiss working with indie producers to create a broad spectrum of doc programming for the channel. She has exec produced Kizzy: Sex Prams and Exams and Jess: My New Face for BBC3 and BBC2's The Trouble with Working Women and The Conspiracy Files.
July 27, 2009

Samantha Anstiss, current affairs exec producer for the BBC, will be leaving that post come September to be the new commissioning exec producer for youth-oriented digital channel BBC3. The newly-created position will see Anstiss working with indie producers to create a broad spectrum of doc programming for the channel. She has exec produced Kizzy: Sex Prams and Exams and Jess: My New Face for BBC3 and BBC2′s The Trouble with Working Women and The Conspiracy Files.

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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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