|Alice Taylor, Commissioning Editor, Education, Channel 4|
Alice Taylor commissions cross-platform educational content for 14-19 year olds, aiming to get useful, life-helpful information to teens via their most favoured platforms and formats.
She specializes in gaming and playful experiences, and Channel 4 Educationâ€™s 2009 slate includes Routes, a cross-platform game tackling DNA and genetic testing, Smokescreen, a cross-platform game on the subject of privacy, online security and surveillance, and 1066 The Game, a web game depicting the events of the battles of 1066. Bow Street Runner, C4 Educationâ€™s first game commission, won a Childrenâ€™s BAFTA in 2008.
Alice was a judge for the 2006 & 2007 Independent Games Festival, the D&AD awards 2008, and IndieCade 2009. Alice writes the gamecentric blog Wonderland and occasionally contributes to sites and magazines such as The Guardian, New Statesman, and Kotaku.
Alice joined Channel 4 from BBC Worldwide, where she was Vice President, Digital Media for the USAâ€™s west coast operations.