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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.

About The Author
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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