Former BBC Exec Louise Bucknole Comes to Disney UK

The UK branch of The Walt Disney Company has hired Louise Bucknole to replace Johnathan Bosely, who left his position as VP of of programming and production in January.

Bucknole moves to Disney from her previous position as the Children’s head of scheduling at the BBC, and also had a brief stint as a senior program manager for Disney between 2007 and 2009.

Now, Bucknole will take on the role of Disney’s director of programming for the UK and Ireland, where she will oversee programming for the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.


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