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Head of Kids Content
Lucy Murphy was appointed Sky’s first Head of Kids Content in 2015. She is responsible for all of Sky’s on demand kids content, a library which recently saw the number of episodes available grow from 700 to 4,500 episodes, as well as overseeing the launch of Sky’s new kids app in April and Sky’s first Kids commission Morph which will launch on Sky Kids later this year.
Lucy has over 20 years of experience in developing and producing shows for children’s and family audiences.
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