storythings.com, and former Head of Cross-Platform, Channel 4
Before starting Storythings, Matt was Head of Multiplatform Commissioning at Channel. Prior to this Matt was Commissioning Editor for Education at Channel 4, where he was responsible for a £5m annual budget, commissioning many cross platform and transmedia projects. Matt was hired by Channel 4 to shift the Education department’s focus from linear TV to solely cross-platform commissioning – the only time a mainstream broadcaster has shifted an entire department’s budget from TV production to cross-platform production. From 2001-2007, Matt Locke was Head of Innovation for BBC New Media. Matt is on the Advisory Boards of the National Media Museum, The Edinburgh TV Festival 2011, The Children’s Media Conference and The Brighton Photo Biennial. He also sits on the BAFTA Children’s Committee and the BAFTA Learning & Events Committee.