The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)

Colin Ward

CMF Roles - Research, Policy and Deputy Director of CMF

Colin Ward is a children's media writer and producer. He started working in children’s TV for Yorkshire Television and won a BAFTA for 'The Scoop' before joining Granada Kids to produce the BAFTA nominated gameshow 'Jungle Run'. He then moved to the BBC where he won a second BAFTA for the gameshow 'Raven', going on to work as an Executive Producer with CBBC Scotland on a range of entertainment and drama.

Colin has a PPE degree from Oxford University and has a particular interest in how the research community can support the argument for quality children's media. He is also involved in voluntary work with a local children's charity that provides services for vulnerable young people, focusing on issues around emotional well-being.

Colin took on the role of Deputy Director of the Children's Media Foundation in November 2018. He now combines freelance writing and directing with work as a lecturer in film and television production at the University of York.

Executive Group

The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF)