Nasfim Haque has been appointed as Head of Content for BBC Three.

Haque will be leading BBC Three on a daily commissioning and editorial basis following the previously announced news that Fiona Campbell has taken on the new role of Controller, Youth Audience (BBC iPlayer & BBC Three).

Haque has been Interim Channel Editor of BBC Three since February 2022 and will now be overseeing the BBC Three team permanently on a day to day basis planning, developing and delivering content from suppliers across all genres and from across the nations as well. Upcoming content o the channel includes music competition series Project Icon, reality entertainment series Charlotte in Sunderland and a full series of the critically acclaimed Dreaming Whilst Black amongst a raft of other titles. In her new role, Haque will report into Fiona Campbell.

Nasfim Haque says: “BBC Three plays a key role in bringing the next generation of audiences to the BBC so I feel privileged to be working on a channel I love and to be tasked with ensuring our content continues to reflect younger viewers all across the UK. I genuinely can’t wait to get stuck in!”

Fiona Campbell says: “Congratulations to Nasfim on her appointment to this important leadership role. I know she is committed to keep on driving the best ideas forward on BBC Three that reflect the youth experience right across the UK and with some fabulous shows coming up in 2023, as a team we cannot wait to bring them to our audiences!”

Prior to her appointment as Interim Channel Editor for BBC Three, Nasfim was a Commissioning Editor in Factual Entertainment where she was responsible for titles such as Meet the Khans and James Arthur: Out of Our Minds for BBC Three as well Tan France: Beauty and the Bleach for BBC Two and the forthcoming Scarlett’s Driving School for BBC One. Haque started her career as a Production Trainee at BBC Wales, working in BBC bases in London, Manchester and Birmingham before moving to the independent sector working across production and development for companies such as Two Four, Century Films and Love Productions plus a stint at Channel 4 commissioning. Haque then returned to the corporation as BBC Three’s Digital Commissioner, bringing BAFTA nominated Eating with my Ex to the channel as well as delivering Things Not to Say.

Jon Creamer

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