Episode 7: Jamie Knight & Lion

Gears, Gadgets and Gizmos
Dr Phil Friend
7 Oct 2020

Jamie Knight is an autistic web developer, writer, speaker, and mountain biker. Lion is a plushie who goes everywhere with him.

Listen to Jamie's Gears, Gadgets and Gizmos

The duo has spent almost 10 years at the BBC working on everything from iPlayer Radio to children’s gaming. Millions of people use Jamie’s code each day. Lion’s BBC career has mostly been in antelope management. Jamie has been speaking about his autistic life for over 10 years.

He’s also contributed to books, magazines and co-presented a podcast series for the BBC.

In this edition of our podcast, Jamie explains the importance of the tech he uses and the vital role it plays in helping him to manage communication, mood and life generally.

Jamie and Lion’s Gadgets list: