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Samantha Moy named head of BBC Radio 6 Music

By | Published on Thursday 9 July 2020

Samantha Moy

The BBC has announced Samantha Moy as the new Head Of Station at BBC Radio 6 Music. She is the latest station-specific boss to be appointed as part of Controller Of Pop Lorna Clarke’s big shake-up of management across the Beeb’s network of pop channels.

“Using her wide range of experience in broadcast production, Sam will continue to evolve this exciting radio station that means so much to music lovers”, says Clarke.

“I’m privileged and honoured to be appointed to lead BBC Radio 6 Music – a radio station made for and made by music lovers”, adds Moy. “The relationship with our audience has gone from strength to strength, as our brilliant presenters, supported by our talented production teams, have provided the perfect combination of music, conversation and connection during these challenging times”.

“I’m proud to lead this fantastically creative and inspiring team”, she goes on, “who I know feel as passionately about 6 Music as I do”.

Moy began her career at Kiss 100 and subsequently joined production company Somethin Else, where she produced shows for a number of BBC stations. She joined the BBC itself in 2002, initially at Radio 1. Her most recent role was 6 Music’s Head Of Content Commissioning. She will officially take up her new position on 17 Aug.

In recent months, Aled Haydn Jones has been announced as head of Radio 1, Helen Thomas as head of Radio 2 and Ahmed Hussain as head of the Asian Network. The final appointment, expected in the coming weeks, is for the head of Radio 1Xtra.