Kate Morton

Head of Commissioning & Acquisitions 0-6  BBC

Kate joined the BBC in 2021 as BBC Children’s Head of Commissioning and Acquisitions for 0-6s.

She leads on all BBC pre-school programming and is responsible for all commissions and acquisitions – from both in-house production teams and the independent sector alongside delivering outstanding content, products and onscreen talent across all platforms for audiences 0-6 years old.

Before joining the BBC, Kate was Content Strategy Director of Family Brands at Entertainment One. Before then she spent 12 years at The Walt Disney Company where she was responsible for all aspects of programming, acquisitions, commissions and creative strategy for Disney Junior and Disney Channels linear and on-demand across multiple territories.

Throughout her 25 years in television she has overseen a number of hugely successful kid’s titles including most recently at eOne: Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, Ricky Zoom, My Little Pony, Transformers and Power Rangers.