Ofcom appoints Stewart Purvis as Content and Standards Partner

Ofcom have appointed Stewart Purvis as Partner for Content and Standards. He will take up the position on 3 December. Ofcom's Content and Standards Group oversees regulation of television and radio quality and standards and compliance with the Broadcasting Code. Mr Purvis replaces Tim Suter who will be leaving Ofcom at the end of the year.

Ofcom Chief Executive Ed Richards said "Stewart Purvis is a highly distinguished broadcaster who enjoys an enviable reputation across the industry. I am delighted we have been able to recruit someone with his insight, experience and calibre to this crucial role. "

Mr Purvis began his broadcasting career at the BBC and then moved to ITN where he rose to Editor-in-Chief and then Chief Executive. During his time as Editor of Channel Four News in the early eighties he won two British Academy Awards.

DTG Staff  |  14.11.2007

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