Anna Taganov

BBC Children's

Head of Content and Programming Strategy

Anna Taganov

Anna joined the BBC in the autumn of 2021 as BBC Children’s Head of Content and Programming Strategy.

She is responsible for managing content and programming strategies for video output across CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer working alongside the commissioning and acquisitions leads.

Anna oversees the teams responsible for planning and scheduling all Children’s and Education video content on CBeebies, CBBC and BBC iPlayer as well as the department’s YouTube channels and CBeebies House and CBBC HQ presentation.

Previously, Anna headed up Content & Programming Strategies for Disney channels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She led Programme Planning, Media Planning and Scheduling for 16 Disney Junior and Disney XD channels and worked on the content transition strategy from linear to on demand ahead of the launch of Disney+.

During her 13 years there, she worked on the pan-regional Disney Junior channel launch and helped to grow a multitude of Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm franchises, deploying children’s TV content across Disney Branded Channels multiplex and video-on-demand services.