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Mosey named acting director of BBC Vision

August 6, 2012

The BBC’s Olympics director Roger Mosey has been appointed acting director of BBC Vision, one of the corporation’s most senior roles.

Mosey, a former head of BBC Sport, controller of Radio 5 Live and editor of iconic radio programme Today, will fill the post vacated by George Entwistle, who will succeed Thompson as director general.

The 54-year-old will take on the role on August 20th. The process to fill the role full time will begin in September.

As the BBC’s director of London 2012, Mosey has been responsible for heading up the corporation’s acclaimed coverage of the Olympics and executive produced the opening ceremony, which was watched by a peak of nearly 27 million viewers.

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