News

Brennan named director of television at BBC Worldwide

BBC Worldwide Australia has appointed Australian television vet Deirdre Brennan as the director of television for its Channels business.
July 27, 2010

BBC Worldwide Australia has appointed Australian television vet Deirdre Brennan as the director of television for its Channels business.

Brennan will be responsible for production, programming, acquisitions, on-air promotions and presentation for BBC Worldwide’s portfolio of channels within Australasia: UKTV and UKTV NZ, BBC Knowledge and CBeebies. She joins the company on August 25.

Brennan moves over from the post of director of programming at Nickelodeon Australia. Under her leadership, the network twice won ASTRA’s Channel of the Year (2007, 2009). Prior to Nick, she was ABC Kids Programmer at the country’s national broadcaster. Brennan is also a member of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences.

She’s replacing Brendan Dahill, who will leave BBC Worldwide on August 5.

About The Author
Wendy is Kidscreen’s Associate Editor. When she’s not sourcing material for the brand's daily email newsletter, she’s researching, writing and connecting with others about the newest trends in digital media. Contact Wendy at wgoldman@brunico.com.

Menu

Brand Menu