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New Zealand’s Documentary Channel to re-launch as BBC Knowledge

New Zealand's Documentary Channel is being re-launched as BBC Knowledge next year by BBC Worldwide. The new BBC Knowledge on the Sky Platform will join BBC Worldwide's BBC World News and UKTV offering tailored factual content to New Zealand's audience. Tony Iffland, BBC Worldwide Australia's GM says that they are looking forward to engaging with local production companies to discuss content acquisition to bring local content to BBC Knowledge.
December 9, 2010

New Zealand’s Documentary Channel is being re-launched as BBC Knowledge next year by BBC Worldwide. The new BBC Knowledge will join BBC Worldwide’s BBC World News and UKTV on the Sky platform, offering tailored factual content to New Zealand’s audience. Tony Iffland, BBC Worldwide Australia’s GM says that they are looking forward to engaging with local production companies to discuss content acquisition to bring local content to BBC Knowledge.

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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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