Job titles at the BBC sometimes seem to come from the realms of science fiction. The Controller of Knowledge is clearly a sentient organism controlling the universe from somewhere on the outer spiral of the galaxy.
Not really, it’s Glenwyn Benson.
That is her role in the newly formed BBC Vision division. And what will that entail? Her new boss Jana Bennett explained it to Media Guardian:
Glenwyn will be the chief architect of the BBC’s knowledge building mission as we enter the new charter period, while Emma [Swain, Deputy Controller of Knowledge] will ensure that our award-winning slates maintain momentum as we develop 360-degree commissioning.
I’ve been brushing up my klingon but clearly that is not what is spoken at the White City of the outer spiral. jIyajbe’