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BBC Director-General named chair of Cultural Diversity Network

BBC director-general Mark Thompson has taken over from Channel 4's chief executive David Abraham as the chair of the Cultural Diversity Network.
January 5, 2011

BBc director-general Mark Thompson has taken over from Channel 4′s chief executive David Abraham as the chair of the Cultural Diversity Network. Thompson takes up the two-year post where he will lead an association of Britain’s broadcasters and indie prodcos in order to improve diversity in the TV industry. Major UK broadcasters’ CEOs and senior execs will meet in January to come up with a diversity strategy for the year.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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