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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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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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