Daniell Morrisey is the Senior Editorial Early Careers Schemes Manager, responsible for the BBC’s production and journalism apprenticeship and trainee programmes.
Previously Head of Talent for BBC Entertainment & Music and Factual Entertainment & Events, Daniell worked with the execs of shows from Strictly Come Dancing to Dragon’s Den, Top Gear, Children in Need, the Proms and ceremonial events.
He was Head of Talent for BBC Comedy where he was responsible for recognising and recruiting Directors, Producers and Executives to develop, produce, and deliver award-winning comedy content for television, radio, and online. Prior to that, he was Talent Executive with BBC Children’s, primarily crewing CBeebies shows.
Other roles included Business Manager with BBC Vision, the in-house production arm of the BBC comprising Factual, Entertainment, Comedy, Drama, Children’s and Multiplatform programming, HR Business Partner to BBC’s Entertainment, Comedy and Drama departments, and as head of recruitment for BBC NEWS.
Before joining the BBC, Daniell spent many years in the commercial sector recruiting journalists and editorial staff for print, interactive and broadcast sector, working with a range of companies including Virgin, ITV and AOL.
Daniell is an experienced career coach and, having started his career as a journalist and magazine editor, still writes about career matters.