Charlotte Moore has been appointed as the new Controller of BBC One.
Currently Acting Controller of BBC One, Charlotte has been running Britain’s most watched channel since May, and spent the first part of the year as the Acting Controller of BBC Daytime Television.
Since 2009, Charlotte has been the BBC’s Commissioning Editor of Documentaries where she was responsible for strategy and commissioning for in-house and independents across all four channels. Under her leadership, Charlotte has modernised and transformed the genre to produce a huge breadth of original programming, seeking out the best talent to bring the most compelling and inspiring documentary content to a broad audience. From Bafta-winning titles Protecting Our Children, 7/7 One Day In London, The Great British Bake Off, Terry Pratchett’s Choosing To Die, The Choir and Welcome To Lagos to hit series like Inside Claridges, The Call Centre, Lambing Live and The Tube.
Charlotte has been instrumental in driving success; from distinctive, channel-defining hits underpinned by public service values to innovative programming that pushes boundaries and an unprecedented number of award-winning films.
In 2012, she took on the additional role of Commissioning Editor for Knowledge on BBC Three responsible for formats and specialist factual on the channel, including Our War and the upcoming Mental Health Season It’s A Mad World‘.
She joined the BBC in 2006 as Commissioning Executive for Documentaries. Prior to joining the BBC, Charlotte was Director of Contemporary Factual at IWC Media focusing on high-profile contemporary narrative documentaries and series for all the major UK channels, including BBC Two’s landmark series Stephen Fry: The Secret Life Of A Manic Depressive.
Charlotte started at Ideal World Productions in 2002 as a series producer and then became Head of Documentaries. Her career began travelling to remote corners of the world to make films about cannibals, disappearing tribes and stolen art. As a producer/director, Charlotte’s credits include award-winning series for BBC One, Living with Cancer, Lagos Airport (Channel 4) and Great Britons: Churchill (BBC Two).
Source: BBC press release