Blog posts by year and month April 2012

Posts (11)

  1. The BBC made the first official broadcast from Broadcasting House in London on 15 May 1932. In this anniversary blog post, Head of BBC History Robert Seatter explains how the building was designed and constructed, and how it was received by critics at the time. You can see more pictures ta...

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  2. Working as Head of the Interactive Technical Advice and Contracts Unit, my team is tasked with ensuring that all BBC audience facing events (such as voting, competitions and awards) are run in a compliant manner. We also make sure we keep abreast of emerging technologies. For the first time in...

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  3. Food brings my family together. And when we eat, more often than not we discuss what the next meal will be. Or relive a particularly delicious meal devoured the previous day. It may be gluttony but food is central to my life. I rarely have time to actually cook myself, but I've always got time ...

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  4. Go ON UK is a new organisation which aims to bring the internet to every individual in every community across the UK. Saul Nassé, Controller, BBC Learning attended the launch event introduced by UK Digital Champion Martha Lane Fox. Saul blogs about the project and the BBC's involvement here. ...

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  5. Director of BBC People

    There has been a series of reports in today's papers relating to this year's pay rise. As you will have seen, the joint unions have stated that they are not happy with the increase and have announced that they will ballot their members on strike action as a result and that could affect coverage ...

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  6. Controller, Radio 3

    Editor's Note - Today sees the launch of the 2012 BBC Proms, an eight week season spanning the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics, welcoming an international line-up of leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and around the world. Over on the Radio 3 Blog, Roger Wright,...

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  7. Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Paul Buller has been appointed College of Production website editor, replacing the previous editor Amanda Lyon who has returned to a role in BBC Vision. Paul has recently been editor of itvWild, which offers the public online access to thousands of wildlife clips from ITV's archive of the past...

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  8. Controller, World Service English

    The gallery during rehearsals ahead of the first BBC Breakfast broadcast from Salford. Every morning for more than a decade, BBC Breakfast has helped viewers start the day, with its trademark mix of news, issues and guests. Today, it's done just that - but this time from its new studio at ...

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  9. Director, England

    Preston Bus Station was the unlikely venue for the BBC's latest and most innovative live event - The Preston Passion. This sixty-minute live programme on BBC One fused mass-audience participation, compelling drama and music-making to celebrate both Good Friday and the city itself. Hosted by Fe...

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  10. Editor's note - The forthcoming Shakespeare Unlocked season on the BBC forms part of the London 2012 Festival and Cultural Olympiad. In this blog interview, Commissioning Editor, Arts, Mark Bell highlights some of the programmes that form part of the season and what he hopes viewers and listen...

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