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Joe Godwin

BBC Children's

Director

Joe Godwin, Director – BBC Children’s

Joe Godwin has been Director of BBC Children’s since 2009. He’s responsible for all of the BBC’s services for children – CBBC and CBeebies, on TV and online.

He joined the BBC in 1986, and in 1989 moved to the Children’s Programmes department as a trainee assistant producer.

In 2011, he led the move of the department to its new home at MediaCityUK in Salford.

Joe is a member of the BAFTA Children’s Committee, The Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing of the BBFC, and a Trustee of the National Museums Liverpool.