In the week that the BBC's digital TV channels CBBC and CBeebies celebrate ten years on air, I spent fifteen minutes talking to Director of Children's, Joe Godwin at the department's new base in MediaCity UK, Salford.
We talked about his role and responsibilities at the BBC, his career to date and his motivation in making programmes for children.
Jon Jacob is the Editor of the About the BBC blog.
- News of the Blue Peter garden opening for the public is revealed in a press release on the Media Centre website, as well as news of the new season programmes for CBBC and CBeebies.
- Robert Seatter looked back at children's programming at the BBC over the past fifty years in a blog post earlier this week. Read his post here.