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BBC science and natural history commissioner Kim Shillinglaw has emerged as the frontrunner to become the next controller of BBC2.
Danny Cohen has begun briefing BBC3’s key suppliers and talent about plans to take the service online, amid fears that the axe is hanging over many of the channel’s big brands.
Ralph Lee has been made Jay Hunt’s number two at Channel 4, adding the role of deputy chief creative officer to his head of factual brief.
Absolute Radio’s technology director Paul Brown has been appointed as Bauer Media’s digital development director.
House of Cards producer Media Rights Capital is bolstering its television division with the hire of BBC America exec Erin Jontow.
Channel 4 has hired Nutopia co-founder Laura Franses to head up its £20m indie investment fund.
There are just a few seats remaining at this week’s Broadcast Business Breakfast where BBC4 boss Cassian Harrison will share his plans for the station.
The former joint chief executive of Maverick Television Alexandra Fraser has co-founded an indie backed by Australian broadcaster Seven.
Discovery Communications has struck a deal to buy Gold Rush producer Raw TV.
BBC Radio 1 digital execs Alistair Parrington and Laura-May Coope are leaving the station to launch social media agency, Social Life.
It’s destination Top Gear on the Talking TV podcast as executive producer Andy Wilman drops in to discuss the BBC2 motoring show.