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Kevin Bakhurst


Group Director, Content and Media Policy

Kevin has been Group Director, Content and Media Policy at Ofcom since October 2016. He oversees Ofcom’s broadcast policy and regulation. From 2012-2016, he was Deputy Director General and Managing Director, News and Current Affairs at the Irish national broadcaster RTE. Kevin was at BBC News from 1989-2012, in a variety of roles including Editor of the Ten O’Clock News (where he received two BAFTA’s), Controller of the BBC News Channel and Deputy Head of the BBC Newsroom.