— BBC CIO: Beeb chief information officer Keith Little left in August after Auntie in February added Yahoo international engineering SVP John Linwood as its first chief technology officer (CTO), taking many of Little’s duties. Little has become a consultant for Proteus. Via ZDNet.com.au.
— Twofour54: The Abu Dhabi-based content house’s Ibtikar unit has hired Entertainment Rights commercial director Jane Smith as its commercial GM, charged with creating a framework to exploit its rights across multiple international platforms.
— Bureau of Investigative Journalism The new philanthropy-backed journo group has picked ITN exec producer Iain Overton as its first managing editor. The group has £2 million from the Potter Foundation to come up with new ways of funding investigative reporting. More on its website.