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Roger Mosey named as acting director BBC Vision

The BBC’s Olympics director Roger Mosey has been appointed acting director of BBC Vision, one of the corporation’s most senior roles, reports.

Mosey, a former head of BBC Sport, controller of Radio 5 Live and editor of iconic radio programme Today, will fill the post vacated by George Entwistle, who was recently appointed Director General.

Mosey will take on the role on August 20th. The process to fill the position full time will begin in September.

As the BBC’s director of London 2012, Mosey has been responsible for heading up the corporation’s acclaimed coverage of the Olympics and executive produced the opening ceremony, which was watched by a peak of nearly 27 million viewers.