The Association for Television on Demand

AK Profile

Alexander Kann, Non-Independent Board Member

Alex Kann is General Manager and Editor of Community Channel, responsible for the Channel’s programming, partnerships and distribution.


He oversees new platform launches, in-house series, documentary strands and regular seasons on the channel – running to hundreds of hours of new programmes and thousands of amazing community stories. Over 90% of the channel’s programmes are available on-demand.


Before this Alex worked at the BBC for several years in roles on the broadcast and technology divisional sales, then across drama, digital commissioning and on BBC iPlayer ahead of its launch. He went on to work for BBC Worldwide on Project Kangaroo, VOD partnerships and global iPlayer before joining Community Channel in 2010.