Haque confirmed as new head of content at BBC3

Nasfim Haque has been named as head of content for BBC3 in the UK. Haque, who has been interim channel editor since February 2022, will lead the channel on a daily commissioning and editorial basis. Confirmation of her appointment comes after Fiona Campbell took on the role of controller, youth audience (BBC iPlayer & BBC3).

In her new role, Haque is charged with ensuring that the channel offers young audiences a mixed genre slate. Upcoming highlights include music competition series Project Icon, reality entertainment series Charlotte in Sunderland and a full series of Dreaming Whilst Black. In her new role, Nasfim will report into Campbell.

Commenting, Haque said: “BBC3 plays a key role in bringing the next generation of audiences to the BBC so I feel privileged to be working on a channel I love and to be tasked with ensuring our content reflects younger viewers across the UK.”

Campbell added: “I know (Haque) is committed to keep on driving the best ideas forward on BBC Three that reflect the youth experience right across the UK.”

Haque has held a number of posts during her time at the BBC, and also worked at Two Four, Century Films and Love Productions and Channel 4 commissioning.

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