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Greg Childs

The Children's Media Conference

Editorial Director

Greg Childs, Editorial Director – The Children’s Media Conference

Greg worked for over 25 years at the BBC, as a director, producer and executive-producer of children’s programmes.  He created the first Children’s BBC websites and, as Head of Children’s Digital, developed and launched the children’s channels, CBBC and CBeebies.  On leaving the BBC in 2004, Greg became a consultant working with producers on digital strategies and broadcasters on channel launches.  He is the co-creator and  Editorial Director of The Children’s Media Conference, a Head of Studies at the German Akademie Für Kindermedien, and Director of the Children’s Media Foundation.  Greg was made a Fellow of the RSA in 2010 in recognition of his contribution to children’s rights and culture.