MUMBAI: BBC Radio and Music Interactive controller Simon Nelson has made two
new appointments to his senior management team:
head Chris Kimber becomes Radio and Music Interactive managing editor. Kimber's
new role will involve management of interactive output on music radio networks
Radios 1, 2 and 3 and digital networks 1Xtra and 6 Music as well
as the Music Interactive team, the /music website and Music Learning projects
such as One Music.
Ayesha Mohideen, a senior business manager, has been appointed
as the head of Speech Radio Interactive. Mohideen will take charge
of all activity for BBC speech radio genres, including management
of the interactive teams in Radio 4, BBC 7, Asian Network, Radio
Five Live and Five Live Sports Extra.
Both will start in their new roles in the New Year and will continue to
report to Nelson.
Radio & Music Interactive manages
BBC Radio output on DAB digital radio, digital television Freeview, cable
and satellite - mobile devices and online including the BBC Radio Player,
downloading and podcasting.