Anne Home OBE was the first chair of the BAFTA Children’s Committee in the late 1990s and received a Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards in 1997.
Home joined BBC radio in 1960 and started in children’s television in 1964 as a researcher on Play School. She went on to work as a director, producer and executive producer and was responsible for the development of Jackanory in 1965 and commissioned Grange Hill in the 1970s. In 1986 she became Head of BBC Children’s programmes, responsible for all children’s output; one of her final commissions before retiring was Teletubbies.
After retiring from the BBC, Home was Chief Executive of The Children's Film and Television Foundation until it merged into the Children’s Media Foundation in 2012. She now Chairs the Board of the Children’s Media Conference as well as sitting on the board of Screen South.