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Abigail Appleton

Head of Commissioning – BBC Learning

Abigail Appleton is Head of Commissioning for BBC Learning, a production and commissioning department that creates, connects and magnifies powerful opportunities for Learning across the BBC. Abigail is responsible for commissioning and co-commissioning a wide range of radio, tv and online content as well as face to face learning events. Recent projects include The Radio 1 and 1Xtra Hackney Academy and The Rhyme Rocket with CBeebies. Before joining BBC Learning in 2011, Abigail was Head of Speech Programmes, BBC Radio 3.