Speaker Profile MIPJunior

Cheryl Taylor

Job TitleHead of Content BBC Children’s

Company NameBBC

About

Until November last year Cheryl was Controller of CBBC but is now Head of Content for BBC Children’s and commissions content for both CBeebies and CBBC.
Both channels continue to be the most popular for their age group in the U.K and are proud of their stealth learning expertise. Cbeebies “Lights Up Little Learners” and ignites a sense of tolerance and inclusivity in our youngest viewers. The public service baton is passed up to CBBC which also celebrates diversity and aims to reflect the lives of all UK children. Both Channel inspire, inform, and entertain with unique multi-genre slates

Standout and award-winning brands on CBBC include:
HORRIBLE HISTORIES, THE DUMPING GROUND, HANK ZIPZER, DANGERMOUSE, THE DENGINEERS, SECRET LIFE OF BOYS, JAMIE JOHNSON, MY LIFE DOCUMENTARIES, SO AWKWARD, OPERATION OUCH, 4 oCLOCK CLUB, OFFICIALLY AMAZING, DENNIS the MENACE and HETTY FEATHER, NEWSROUND and BLUE PETER
Acquisitions include: THE NEXT STEP, ODD SQUAD, DRAGONS RIDERS OF BERK, and MIGHTY MUSTANGS

And CBeebies boasts amongst its key brands;
HEY DUGGEE, SOMETHING SPECIAL, BING, WAFFLE THE WONDER DOG, PETER RABBIT, BIGGLETON, DO YOU KNOW, SWASHBUCKLE, JUSTIN’s HOUSE, PABLO, ANDY’s WILD ADVENTURES and APPLE TREE HOUSE

Previously Cheryl was Head of Comedy for the BBC and was responsible for Mrs Browns Boys, Cuckoo and Bad Education. As Head of Comedy at Hat Trick Productions she co- created Drop Dead Gorgeous (BBC Three) and at Channel 4 commissioned Spaced, Black Books and The World of Derren Brown.

Cheryl was educated at the Quaker Mount School in York. She lives in West Yorkshire with her family and a characterful dog.

 

About BBC

BBC Children’s is based in Salford and is home to the UK’s two most popular and most loved kids TV channels, CBBC and CBeebies – which between them reach 40% of 0-12 year olds with home grown, British-produced original content.

We are the leading Children's broadcaster in the UK, and TV content is just part of what we offer. Our 2 websites, 2 YouTube channels, and apps such as CBBC Buzz and CBeebies Playtime Island enable us to offer our audience connected journeys across TV and online platforms.

Conference Sessions

  • MIPJUNIOR PROJECT PITCH

    14 Oct 2018, 14:45 - 16:00, JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 - Grand Theatre

    Known as one of the most awaited sessions at MIPJunior, the MIPJunior Project Pitch is dedicated to creators and producers seeking financing for projects in dev...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sun, Oct 14
      2. Event Type
        Competition / Pitch

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