Ian Prince

Freelance

Producer and journalist

Ian Prince is a multi-award winning executive producer, film-maker and journalist who has worked across news, factual, children’s tv and international media development. Ian’s children’s expertise includes Blue Peter, and Newsround, where he was editor for several years. During this time Newsround became the most watched children’s programme in the UK, launched new strands, and won a BBC interactive award for the brand with the closest relationship with its audience. He developed and launched new cookery and youth strands for the launch of the international BBC Persian Channel. Ian has won several awards, including two BAFTAs, and also gained a nomination for a third. His most recent projects have been to develop and train a team in Bangladesh to deliver a series of films for a BBC overseas youth programme, directed films for a charity, and is currently writing for a newspaper.

Ian is Editor of the CMC Blogging team, who will report the Conference as it happens