Karl Warner

Channel 4

Head of Youth & Digital

Karl Warner

Karl Warner is Head of Youth & Digital at Channel 4, where he leads the creative vision and commissioning of young skewing content across E4, E4 Extra, the Box 5 Music channels and digital commissioning for C4’s social channels (YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook). Recent hits have included Married At First Sight UK, E4’s biggest unscripted show ever, and digital-first bangers, Secret Sauce, Celebrity Rebrand and the award winning, Boy Who Climbed The Shard.

Prior to joining Channel 4 Karl was the Managing Director of Electric Ray, a joint-venture with Sony Pictures Television, producing shows such as The Class of 92, Million Pound Menu, and Bromans. Before launching Electric Ray, Karl was a commissioning editor at the BBC, where he commissioned a range of shows including, The Undercover Princes, Russell Howard’s Good News and Junior Doctors for BBC Three, and John Bishop’s Britain, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Live at the Apollo for BBC One.

Before joining the BBC, Karl was Head of Development at Monkey Kingdom and a Senior Producer on Big Brother and Soccer Aid.