The two leading contenders are said to be Charlotte Moore, Director of Content, and Tim Davie, CEO of BBC Studios.
External candidates were said to be Will Lewis former CEO of the Wall Street Journal and Doug Gurr of Amazon UK. Jay Hunt doesn't seem to have made the short list.
Fevered TV biz gossip tonight that the new BBC DG will be announced imminently, with interviews said to be complete.— Jake Kanter (@Jake_Kanter) June 4, 2020
Speculation remains focused on Tim Davie, but sources not 100%. Talk also of a promotion for Charlotte Moore, but not all convinced she'd settle for second best.