Jon ManelPodcast Commissioning Editor, BBC World Service English
BBC World Service English
Podcast Commissioning Editor
Jon became the BBC’s first dedicated podcast editor in 2017. He commissioned the chart-topping worldwide hit, Death in Ice Valley, as well the BBC’s first podcast in India, Kalki Presents: My Indian Life and recent releases Parentland and 30 Animals That Made Us Smarter. He’s a multi-award winning podcast maker and investigative journalist. He created The Adoption – the Podcast of the Year 2018 (Online Media Awards). He revealed the contents of British government papers on the Hillsborough football disaster and reported from inside the US detention camps in Guantanamo Bay.