Nick Cohen is the BBC’s multiplatform commissioner for factual and arts, a role that encompasses finding, developing and commissioning innovative interactive and cross-platform projects, as well as overseeing a portfolio of major ongoing websites, such as BBC Food.

Nick has been working at the forefront of digital media for over a decade and his commissions and productions have won a number of industry awards, including two Emmys. Prior to his current role he was Commissioning Editor for the BBC’s ground breaking interactive TV service, Assistant Editor at BBC News Interactive (where he oversaw audio video product development) and Director, Broadband & Interactive TV Development for Turner Broadcasting Europe (where he developed new media services for CNN and Cartoon Network). He began his career in the late 90s as an online journalist and web designer.