Terry Burns

UK government appoints new Ofcom chairman

The UK government has appointed former Channel 4 chairman, Terry Burns, as the new chairman of broadcast regulator Ofcom. Burns is due to take up the four-year post on January 1, 2018, taking over from outgoing chair Patricia Hodgson. Culture secretary Karen Bradley confirmed the appointment and said: “I would like to thank Dame Patricia […]

Terry Burns in frame to replace Hodgson as Ofcom chair

The UK government has named Lord Terry Burns as its preferred candidate to be the next chairman of media and telecoms regulator Ofcom. Burns is expected to take up his post on January 1, following a pre-appointment hearing before the parliamentary digital, culture, media and sports committee on December 13. If confirmed, Burns will replace […]