Stuart Rowson

BBC Children’s

Head of Discovery

Stuart is responsible for all digital platforms, including iPlayer and TV scheduling, social media and YouTube across the BBC’s CBeebies and CBBC areas. It covers 30 different platforms, services and accounts for 0-6s and 6-12s. CBeebies and CBBC are the leading TV channels in the UK, while around one in four children use one of the CBeebies mobile phone apps each week, while the Newsround website is used more than a million children each week in the UK. Prior to joining Children’s in 2018, Stuart was the Digital editor for BBC Sport, Europe’s biggest sports website, overseeing record online and social growth across a six-year period, as well as delivering the London and Rio Olympics.