Alex Ayling

Head of Digital Studios
BBC Worldwide

Alex is the Head of Digital Studios at BBC Worldwide. His team focuses on the creation and commissioning of original content for the web – any shape, any size, any platform.  His remit includes the management of online communities for BBC Worldwide’s biggest brands, including Top Gear, Doctor Who, BBC Earth & Sherlock (with a combined 62m fans) as well as the BBC Worldwide YouTube Network that encompasses 15 channels and currently stands at over 10m subscribers and 1bn views per year.

Prior to BBC Worldwide, Alex worked as a multiplatform commissioner and producer at broadcasters and independent production companies, creating shortform series about power, the paranormal, parenting and the Paralympics as well as some things that didn’t begin with P.

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