The Council

Our council represents a diverse mix of our membership. It features well-known figures alongside younger rising stars in the media.

The council meets regularly to make sure that we continue to deliver an exciting programme of events.

Dan Seamarks

Council Member

Dan is the Vice President of his Students' Union at Westminster University. He is interested in pursuing a career within the media and helping engage young people with the society.

Phil Harding

Council Member

Phil is a journalist, broadcaster and media consultant. Previously he was an award-winning producer, editor and senior executive at the BBC.

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Margaret Hill

Council Member

Margaret is the former Chief Adviser, Editorial Policy at the BBC, working across the range of BBC output including television, radio, sport, news, global news, BBC Worldwide, and publishing.

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John Mair

Council Member

John Mair is head of journalism at the University of Northampton. He has edited ten books in the last five years on contemporary issues: three in the last year on the Leveson Inquiry.

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Charles Miller

Council Member

Charles Miller is a BBC producer and director with experience of making documentaries (especially for BBCTwo, about business and technology), chat shows and arts programmes.

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Peter Walker

Counil Member

Peter has worked in brand design and communications for more than 20 years. He's always had his own business called WonderlandWPA which these days has a wide client base.

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