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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014


Anne Gilchrist

Anne Gilchrist

Creative & Business Director, BBC in-house Comedy

Anne Gilchrist became Creative & Business Director, BBC in-house Comedy in September 2009. Prior to this, she was Controller of CBBC, commissioning all CBBC content appearing on BBC One, BBC Two and the CBBC channel with responsibility for the CBBC brand in all its manifestations across marketing, scheduling, online and presentation.

After many years working in production on a diverse selection of programming - such as Incredible Games, Live And Kicking, Blue Peter and The Ant And Dec Show - she went on to be Head of Development and Head of Entertainment for CBBC and latterly CBBC's Executive Editor of Independents and Events.

She also spent two years working closely with former BBC One Controller Lorraine Heggessey as BBC One's Channel Executive.

Anne is currently on attachment elsewhere in the BBC and Damian Kavanagh is acting Controller, CBBC.

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