Announcing Jonny Kanagasooriam, Head of Content Strategy for BBC Sounds

Jonny Kanagasooriam is Head of Content Strategy for BBC Sounds. He and his team use data, editorial insight, and market intelligence to set on-demand speech & music commissioning strategies across BBC Radio & Music as well as for audio teams across the BBC (Nations, Regions, News, Children’s & Education, and World Service) to deliver a world-class slate of on-demand speech & music content that provides value for all UK listeners and increases the BBC’s audio reach and reputation globally. Previously he’s worked for a range of organisations across the creative industries including BBC Studios, fashion publisher Dazed Media, McCann London and Wunderman Thompson (formerly JWT London). He was BBC Clore Fellow in 2017/18 and is a trustee of The Whitechapel Gallery, Hofesh Schecter Company and The Donmar Warehouse theatre.  

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