Kathryn Blacker, the head of public programme at the National Media Museum in Bradford and a former BBC Sport exec, has been appointed as Chapter Steward by The Chapter of York, taking on responsibility for the day-to-day management of York Minster’s resources and commercial activities and overseeing staff and volunteers.
Blacker has headed up the management team at the National Media Museum for the past eight years where her duties include strategic direction and day to day delivery of the Museum’s programme including permanent galleries, temporary exhibitions, touring exhibitions, cinemas, festivals, gallery development and design.
At York Minster, she will now be responsible for strategic development and key projects, including York Minster Revealed.
Blacker joined the NMM in 2003 as head of media development before her promotion in 2005.
Following graduation from St. Peter’s College, Oxford, Blacker joined BBC Sport in London in 1998 where she held various roles before being appointed innovation development producer in 2000.