BBC to appoint 'arts supremo' to oversee music output

Tom Pakinkis

The BBC will expand its arts and music output in 2014 with a newly appointed ‘arts supremo’ executive put in place to lead the way.

BBC director general Lord Tony Hall (pictured) described the position to the Financial Times as being for someone “who [he] can turn to for great ideas, who can help build relationships with the arts and artists on TV, radio and online, and be a best friend to channel controllers.”

After taking the director ...

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