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Joe is responsible for all the BBC’s services for children, on CBBC & CBeebies, TV and online. He joined the BBC Children’s department in 1989 and worked on shows such as Blue Peter, Going Live and Record Breakers. Joe’s also worked at Nickelodeon UK as Head of Original Production and Interactive Director, and as Head of News, Factual & Entertainment at CBBC. Joe is Chair the youth talent schemes of the Edinburgh TV Festival, and is a member The Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing of the BBFC, and the UK Council for Child Internet Safety.
Joe will be speaking in the Salford Key session
Joe Godwin's Sessions
Reform or Revolution: A new blueprint for children's media
For the last five years children’s media professionals have been preoccupied with the debate surrounding the break-up of the old BBC/ITV duopoly and the seismic shifts which followed. This session jettisons some of the baggage from that debate and looks to the future. Session report Session photos on Flickr
Never Mind the Rugrats
A Buzzcocks style look at the the news of the past year and the issues ahead, setting the scene for the conference and exploring its theme with some key industry “personalities”. Session report Session photos on Flickr
Meet the Commissioners - BBC
New roles at Children's BBC – new plans in commissioning. Session report Session photos on Flickr