Stewart Purvis

Whittingdale appoints Charter Renewal advisory panel

UK culture secretary John Whittingdale has appointed an eight-strong panel to advise the government ahead of UK pubcaster the BBC having its Charter renewed. The Charter outlines the scope of the BBC’s activities and the licence fee it can command the new panel will meet about six times a year to advise Whittingdale ahead of […]

Channel 4 deputy chairman of board appointed

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has appointed non-exec Channel 4 board member Mark Price as deputy chairman of the Channel 4’s board.  Price takes the roll for a three-year term that will end in September 2016. He is also managing director of Waitrose and was recently named deputy chairman of the John Lewis Partnership. At the […]