Jan Younghusband: 'Music is the bedrock of the BBC'

Murray Stassen

"What I’ve wanted to do here is put the artist centre screen,” says Jan Younghusband, speaking to Music Week in a sunlit office in BBC Broadcasting House about the corporation’s commitment to music.

“That’s been my mission,” she adds. “I feel the BBC is so much about great journalism and great storytelling and the artists themselves bring a whole other layer to that because they’re the people that make the music happen.”

Younghusband, a classically-trained musician and decorated TV culture ...

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