Louise Thornton is Commissioning Executive for Digital, Social and Youth. Louise has a background in television and interactive production with a particular interest in developing innovative content for young audiences. She ran Bitesize in Scotland for many years, commissioning and producing games and programmes for kids and teenagers and she is one of the creators of BBC The Social, where she developed new fresh talent and commissioned innovative shortform content across comedy, drama and factual.
Louise is interested in new talent and new voices, younger skewing formats for BBC Scotland’s new television channel and digital first content for social channels and BBC online.