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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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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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