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Jo joined UKIE as its Director in January 2012. From 2010 – 12 she was at Channel 4 as Commissioning Editor for Education, and before that at the BBC, where she was Multiplatform Commissioner for Entertainment & Switch, responsible for digital formats and online products. Previously she was BBC Three Multiplatform Channel Editor and led the online strategy for the channel’s rebrand. She re-joined the BBC in 2007 after heading up Digital Society & Media research at the ippr. Her earlier career was as a journalist for Newsround then BBC News online, commentating across digital print, radio and TV. She holds a Ph.D. which looked at online communities, digital inclusion and youth identity.
Jo was the moderator for 2011 Conference session “Facebook Stole My Childhood” and was a speaker in MEET THE COMMISSIONERS: Public Service
Jo Twist's Sessions
MEET THE COMMISSIONERS: Public Service
Controllers and senior commissioners from the public service broadcasters (CBBC, CBeebies, Channel 4 and RTE Ireland) tell us what they're looking for online and on TV. Session Report Session Photos on Flickr
Facebook Stole My Childhood
Kids live in social networks and want to interact with your content - so how do you reach out to them safely and responsibly online? Session Report Session Photos on Flickr