Tim Patterson

Kids TV and Content Specialist

Tim Patterson

Tim has extensive experience in the TV content and business world and has held senior positions in commercial and public broadcast companies, including Nickelodeon/Viacom, BBC, UKTV, ITV and Disney.  He is also an Executive Coach and was trained by and was a member of the BBC Coaching Academy 2007-2012.  Tim presently runs his media consultancy T1M Consult, where he advises creators, producers, broadcasters and other industry sectors on content, brand, business, broadcast strategy and pitching.  Prior to this he was CEO of Larkshead Media, and Vice President, Director of Programming at Nickelodeon UK & Ireland.

Tim started his career at the BBC in 1982, and has been part of the channel launch teams for both Carlton Television in 1992 and Disney Channel in 1995. Tim also holds a position of Chair for the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust, is a Non-Executive Director at Fudge Animation, and is a trainer, mentor and speaker.

Tim's Sessions

Opening Keynote: Ben McOwen Wilson

05 July 2022, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

Ben McOwen Wilson opens CMC 2022 to explore ‘what next’ – as young people’s media consumption undergoes immense change.

Commissioner Conversations: Teens

07 July 2022, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK teen commissioners!

Commissioner Conversations: 6-12

07 July 2022, 11:00am-12:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK kids aged 6-12 television commissioners!

Commissioner Conversations: Pre-school

06 July 2022, 11:00am-12:00pm
Crucible Main Stage

A who’s who and what’s what of UK pre-school television commissioning.

Commissioner Conversations: Teens

On-Demand Content

A who’s who and what’s what of UK teen commissioners!

Commissioner Conversations: 6-12

On-Demand Content

A who’s who and what’s what of UK kids aged 6-12 television commissioners!

Commissioner Conversations: Pre-school

On-Demand Content

A who’s who and what’s what of UK pre-school television commissioning.

Opening Keynote: Ben McOwen Wilson

On-Demand Content

Ben McOwen Wilson opens CMC 2022 exploring 'What Next...' As MD of YouTube UK, Ben works with some of YouTube's largest global media partners as well as many of the platform's most-recognised creators. YouTube's huge reach, its influence on the way kids experience the world - and the platform it…

Adina Pitt (Warner Bros. Discovery)

On-Demand Content

Adina shares insights and perspectives from Warner Bros Discovery Kids & Family on the changing landscape and opportunities that lie ahead

Luca Milano (RAI)

On-Demand Content

Luca shares Italian public service broadcaster RAI’s approach to commissioning and the challenges and opportunities ahead

Estelle Lloyd (Macademia)

On-Demand Content

What’s new for Macademia? – Estelle discusses her platform priorities

Suzanne Kelly (RTÉ)

On-Demand Content

Suzanne shares RTÉ’s plans and priorities for the future

Christopher Keenan (Mattel)

On-Demand Content

Find out what’s on Mattel’s wish list and how their approach to content is about so much more than toys. 

Libbie Doherty (ABC)

On-Demand Content

Libbie shares the latest on ABC’s audience needs, content strategy and opportunities on ABCME and ABCKids

Rick Clodfelter (Disney Branded Television)

On-Demand Content

Insight and information on Disney brands, their wants and needs from Rick

Brenda Bisner (Kidoodle.TV)

On-Demand Content

Brenda’s complete guide to working with Kidoodle.TV