Lydia Mossahebi

Head of Editorial

United Kingdom
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About me

Creative digital editor and leader specialising in high profile entertainment brands for young audiences. I'm experienced in video commissioning, digital strategy and team management. Highly Commended as Editor of the Year at The Drum Online Media Awards.

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  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Multi-platform
  • Creative
  • Html
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Web Production
  • Photoshop
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • Digital Content
  • Creative Team
  • Team Leadership
  • Video Content
  • Children’s Media
  • Digital Creative
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Strategy
  • Audience Engagement
  • Insight Analysis
  • Team Management
  • Creative Development
  • Project Management
  • Content Planning
  • Social Media Management
  • Celebrity Interviews

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Channel 4

    Channel 4

    • Television
  • B

    Beano Studios

    Work history


    Head of Editorial, Beano Digital Network

    Beano Studios

    Jun 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Editorial leader of multi award-winning digital network. Awards included Best Digital Web Channel, Broadcast Digital Awards 2018, Gold for Content Team of the Year at the British Media Awards 2019 and Digital Editorial Team of the Year: Consumer at AOP Publishing Awards 2019. Part of the launch team for Beano Digital Network, a new digital content proposition for 6-12 year olds that launched in September 2016. I am responsible for all online content output for Beano Studios, including and YouTube ensuring we produce creatively excellent videos and interactive content for kids. I manage a team of 10 multi-skilled digital creatives to drive innovation and high quality.


    Online Producer

    Channel 4

    Jul 2011 - May 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • I commissioned and produced interactive digital content and short-form video to support key Channel 4 and E4 brands for young audiences, including Fresh Meat, My Mad Fat Diary and Raised by Wolves. I devised and implemented highly effective social media strategies for priority shows to engage and grow an active fanbase. This included Sunday Brunch, Chatty Man and My Mad Fat Diary. I worked alongside All 4 Commissioning Editors and Brand Partnerships to develop, deliver and support ad-funded short form series, including Phil Spencer: Home Hero. As an editorial stakeholder, I worked with the Product team to feedback and help shape the ongoing development of the All 4 platform.



    Magazine Journalism

    City University London

    Aug 2007 - Apr 2008
    • London, United Kingdom


    English Literature and Philosophy

    University of East Anglia

    Aug 2004 - May 2007
    • Norwich, United Kingdom



    Digital Content Team of the Year: Consumer

    AOP Awards


    Highly Commended, Editor of the Year

    The Drum Online Media Awards


    Gold for Content Team of the Year

    British Media Award


    Best Digital Web Channel for Beano Digital Network

    Broadcast Digital Awards