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In Conversation with George Dixon, Global Editorial Director, BBC Worldwide.

Join us on Friday 23 October for a very exciting Breakfast Briefing with George Dixon, the Global Editorial Director at BBC Worldwide

George is a very experienced media executive. As controller of RTE One, he maintained the channel’s position as the most popular in Ireland. At Channel 4 Television he was Controller of Channel Management and at the BBC he has been Head of Scheduling for BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Daytime and for the whole of BBC Television and BBC iPlayer. 

Based in the UK, George is the Global Editorial Director, providing editorial leadership for BBC's global channels – including BBC First, BBC Brit and BBC Earth. 

Find out what BBC Worldwide is commissioning, what George perceives as the global content trends and how international commissioners are responding to the changing landscape. Get an unparalleled insight into commissioning at the BBC from someone who has worked for both the public service and the commercial arm.

An unmissable insight into one of the most important media organisations in the world.

DATE: Friday, 23 October 2015

TIME: 8.00am to 9.30am

VENUE: Stage 4, Fox Studios Australia, 38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney

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SPEAKERS

George Dixon is Global Editorial Director,  providing editorial leadership for our global channels – including BBC First, BBC Brit and BBC Earth.   Prior to this George was controller of RTE One, where he maintained the channels position as the most popular in Ireland whilst reinvigorating programming strategy to attract younger and more upmarket audiences.  In 2011 George joined Channel 4 Television as Controller of Channel management, leading the scheduling and acquisitions team.  During his time at C4, he created the channel template for 4Seven and secured key series for the portfolio including Homeland.  George previously spent a number of years in BBC Television as head of scheduling for BBC Daytime, BBC TWO and BBC One.  Before leaving the BBC in 2011 he was head of scheduling for BBC Television, overseeing the entire public service portfolio and BBC iPlayer.

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