Seetha Kumar "joined One World Media's Board of Trustees in 2006.
"Born and educated in India, she started her career in New Delhi for a Broadsheet Financial Daily, where she was the first woman to join the newspaper's bureau. In the UK, she initially worked on Channel 4 productions before moving to the BBC, specialising in investigative social and legal documentaries.
"Seetha Kumar's various roles at the BBC have included Executive Editor of the BBC's award winning Africa Lives on the BBC season which was the BBC's largest cross-channel, cross-genre and cross-media season to date. She has commissioned programmes including Body Hits, Make Me Honest, the Time of Your Life season, Diet Trials, the Taking Care season, the critically acclaimed and award winning Your Life in Their Hands and the Pan-BBC Domestic Violence season Hitting Home. She was also involved in the Government's review of the BBC's digital services in 2004.
"In 2005, Seetha Kumar was appointed Head of HD Television for the BBC. She is now the controller of bbc.co.uk. " 
Resources and articles
- Trustees, One World Media, accessed July 22, 2010.