Peter Salmon

BBC expected to name production chief

The BBC is expected to formally appoint Mark Linsey the boss of its new in-house production unit BBC Studios later today. Linsey will fill the role vacated by the outgoing Peter Salmon, whose surprise exit and move to Endemol Shine was announced at the start of the month. BBC Studios and its 2,000 staff is responsible for […]

Salmon exiting BBC Studios for Endemol Shine

BBC Studios chief Peter Salmon is leaving BBC Studios to become chief creative officer of Endemol Shine Group. He will in part replace the outgoing Endemol Shine president Tim Hincks, who has been the group’s creative chief since its creation at the end of 2014. Salmon’s appointment comes as Big Brother and Masterchef owner Endemol […]

BBC moves Future Media and tech jobs to Manchester

The BBC announced yesterday that it will move around 120 Future Media roles and 102 Technology department roles from London to its northern base in Salford in 2015. The BBC said the relocation will enhance its “strong digital presence” at its MediaCityUK offices in North Manchester and forms part of the BBC’s ongoing strategy to […]

EBU names new executive board members

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU)’s general assembly has named two new executive board members. Peter Salmon, director of BBC North, and Leopoldo González-Echenique, the incumbent president of Spanish public broadcaster RTVE, will fill posts formerly held bythe BBC’s Roger Mosey, who left in September, and Tehmis Themisocleous, director-general of Cyprus broadcaster CyBC, who is set […]