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Kay Benbow



Kay Benbow, Controller – CBeebies

Kay was appointed Controller, CBeebies in May 2010 and is responsible for commissioning all content for the under 6’s across all platforms. Kay has over 20 years experience in Children’s programming, primarily at the BBC but also in the Independent sector. Under Kay’s leadership CBeebies gained its highest ever reach – 54% in the Autumn of 2011. Recent hits include Octonauts, Rastamouse, ZingZillas and Baby Jake. CBeebies offers a rich and diverse mixed genre portfolio. In November 2010, CBeebies was named BAFTA Children’s Channel of the Year.