Sunday 20 April 2014

John Waters resigns from broadcasting watchdog

Image Name:Artist Nick Miller and writer John Waters, in the background Nick's portrait of John
John Waters

THE journalist John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The BAI confirmed today that it had received notice of Mr Waters’ resignation from communications minister Pat Rabbitte.

He was appointed to the Authority in 2009, and has served a number of roles including a two-year stint on the Compliance Committee.

The Chairperson of the Authority, Bob Collins said: “John has been a valued member of the Authority and of both statutory committees since the establishment of the BAI in 2009. 

“He brought additional expertise and experience to the Authority through his previous service on the Board of the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BCI). 

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his service and know I speak for my fellow members when I say that his insights and contributions will be missed.”

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