Helen Bullough has been handed the role of head of CBBC production at BBC North.
Bullough, who is currently head of entertainment production at BBC North will take of the position, based within MediaCityUK.
She will take change of the production output for CBBC, with a staff of around 200.
In her role as head of entertainment production, she is already responsible for a team of 130 staff.
“This is a fantastic creative opportunity to join talented in-house colleagues at CBBC in MediaCityUK, helping to deliver the next generation of content to the next generation of BBC audiences – inspired by the North and delighting young viewers everywhere,” said Bullough of her appointment.