UK pubcaster is re-shaping all its websites into five product portfolios (combining
technology and editorial). Although the exact scale of the BBCs future online
investment will be determined later this year by the Trust, in their response
to Putting Quality First, it has been agreed that BBC Vision will take the editorial
lead for two of the five key product portfolios in the new-look BBC Online.
of 15 November, all current Vision multiplatform activity will become fully integrated
into one of three areas under single points of overall editorial leadership.
director of archive content Roly Keating will take charge of a new "broadcast"
portfolio that combines his current responsibilities with editorial and strategic
leadership of the TV & iPlayer product, implementation of Visions strategies
for IPTV, BBC Red Button and syndication and management of the scheduling and
content release teams. He
will also continue to represent Vision on the Online Direction Group.
controller of knowledge commissioning George Entwistle will lead the Knowledge
and Learning product portfolio on BBC Online and other platforms.
will build on the established success of brands such as Bitesize and Wildlife
Finder and focus on even greater integration between Knowledge and Learning.