James Stirling

As Executive Editor BBC 100, James is responsible for the planning and delivery of the BBC’s Centenary in 2022. He is overseeing a year-long programme of outstanding moments and extraordinary content. BBC 100 launched in January 2022 and is connecting the BBC with audiences globally. 

As Head of BBC Music, James was responsible for BBC Music content across all platforms, including Glastonbury Festival and the BBC’s flagship emerging talent platform, BBC Introducing. 

 James’s other roles have included Head of BBC Radio 6 Music and Executive Producer for Europe’s most popular radio station BBC Radio 2 and for a spell at the ABC in Sydney. He is a Trustee of Peer Productions, a charity aiming to transform the lives of teenagers through theatre.