Jon Jacob

Editor, About the BBC Blog,

Blog posts in total 102

Posts

  1. Earlier today Tony Hall spoke to BBC staff in the Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House, thanking staff for a great year of BBC output. He also outlined some of the BBC activities in the next 18 months, encouraging staff to help make the argument for the future of the organisation.

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  2. TED and Radio 4 gets underway

    A new partnership between BBC Radio 4 and TED talks gets underway in 2015.

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  3. Jon Jacob reflects on his BBC year thorough a series of About the BBC blogs from 2014

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  4. Great radio, like great content on TV or online, has the potential of holding a mirror in front of all us. And it will usually have the greatest impact when we least expect it. Taking a few steps back to acknowledge the steps involved in producing such a personally powerful piece of radio output momentarily reminds me how personally lucky I feel I am.

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  5. A round up of the BBC winners from the Creative Diversity Network Awards 2014.

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  6. BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen is responsible for all the content on BBC One, Two, Three and Four. This week he features on Alison Feeney-Hart's Top Ten Tips feature on BBC News.

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  7. During this week's Feedback on Radio 4, Roger Bolton spoke to two delegates on the recent BAME Expert Voices day hosted by the BBC Academy.

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  8. The results of the Radio Joint Audience Research have been released for 23 June - 14 September 2014.

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  9. Ahead of The Doctor and The Dalek game going live later this week, we spoke to Future Media Director, Ralph Rivera and Director of TV, Danny Cohen to get their thoughts on how the BBC is inspiring a new generation to get creative with coding and digital technology in its new initiative Make it Digital.

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  10. “We are looking at ideas for the general election that involve telling some of the stories through a series of games, that kind of thing,” says Radio 1 Newsbeat editor Louisa Compton. “Newsbeat really should be pushing at the boundaries in a way that the rest of BBC News can’t necessarily do.”

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