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Mayor calls on Ofcom to address lack of diversity

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called on broadcasting regulator Ofcom to adopt new measures to improve the current lack of diversity in the UK’s broadcasting industry. In a letter to Sharon White, Chief Executive of broadcasting regulator Ofcom, Sadiq Khan sets out proposals to ensure better BAME diversity both on and off-screen. Chief Executive of Ofcom… Read More »

Diversity of UK television industry revealed

Ofcom’s report, Diversity and equal opportunities in television, published on 15th September 2017 uncovers the diversity challenge facing the TV industry.  The Ofcom study finds that women, ethnic-minority groups and disabled people are all under-represented in the industry and that broadcasters need to widen the range of talent working on and off screen. Too many people from minority… Read More »

Ofcom Board appoints Sharon White as Chief Executive

The Ofcom Board yesterday (16th December 2014) announced the appointment of Sharon White as Chief Executive. Sharon replaces Ed Richards, who will step down as Chief Executive at the end of December 2014 after leading the organisation for eight years. Sharon will join Ofcom in late March 2015 from HM Treasury, where she is Second Permanent Secretary. In… Read More »