Beena Khetani

Beena Khetani (Talent Executive for Factual at BBC Studios)

Beena Khetani’s TV experience is varied, having worked on content spanning Current Affairs to Children’s, Specialist Factual to Sport. In audio, she worked on programming for Radio 4, National Prison Radio and Jazz FM. Beena now specialises in head hunting the best editorial freelancers from across the UK and occasionally overseas – from Runners right through to Executive Producers. Her remit covers Observational Documentaries, Specialist Factual, Popular Factual, Current Affairs, Development and Factual Podcasts. Beena strives to create opportunities for those underrepresented in our industry and she is particularly passionate about growing talent in the North. Beena sits on the steering committee for the TV Talent North Facebook group.

Beena co-founded Sonder Radio, a social enterprise catering to isolated older people in Greater Manchester. She was also a Non-Executive Director for the multi-award winning Reform Radio and is currently Chair for Art with Heart CIC.