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BBC appoints new head of science

The BBC has appointed a new head of science. Andrew Cohen, current editor of Horizon, has been named head of the BBC Science Unit replacing John Lynch who will be leaving the corporation next year. Cohen has run Horizon since 2005 where he was responsible for overseeing the rebranding and reinvigoration of the strand. Cohen started his career in the BBC Science Unit 14 years ago where he worked on programs such as Brain Story, Edge Of Life and How To Build A Human.
November 12, 2009

The BBC has appointed a new head of science. Andrew Cohen, current editor of Horizon, has been named head of the BBC Science Unit replacing John Lynch who will be leaving the corporation next year. Cohen has run Horizon since 2005 where he was responsible for overseeing the rebranding and reinvigoration of the strand. Cohen started his career in the BBC Science Unit 14 years ago where he worked on programs such as Brain Story, Edge Of Life and How To Build A Human.

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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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