Thursday, December 6, 2018

On board

Sky has set up a Sky News editorial board, as part of the promises to maintain editorial independence and funding in the Comcast takeover. ITV alumni are in pole position.

Nigel Baker is to be Chairman. He's  CEO of Thomson Foundation, formerly with APTN, and news editor at ITN during the Yugoslav conflict and the Gulf War. Sue Inglish has a cv with 13 years at BBC News and 13 at ITN.  Chris Banatvala was formerly OFCOM’s founding Director of Standards and a Channel Four (ITN) News journalist for eight years from 1993. Mark Astaire is Chairman of Corporate Broking of Barclays PLC. He was a reporter on the ITV regional politics programme, Central Lobby in the early 80s.

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