Ofcom makes content board appointment

UK broadcast regulator has appointed Philip Schlesinger, a professor in cultural policy at the University of Glasgow, to its content board to represent the interests of people in Scotland. 

Schlesinger takes up his now role on the content board on December 1, and will hold the position for three years. He has been on Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Scotland since 2004 and has been its chairman since 2009 – a role he will continue until the end of the year.

Ofcom’s content board is the committee of the main Ofcom board with delegated responsibility for TV and radio content issues – including setting and enforcing quality and standards. It includes members who represent each of the four nations of the UK.