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MG ALBA welcomes new board members

20 December 2019

MG ALBA is delighted that Ofcom has today announced four appointments to its board.vLisa Annette, Rhoda MacDonald and Iain MacMillan will take up their roles on 1 January 2020 and Ceit-Anna MacLeod will join the Board on 1 May 2020. All four have been appointed for terms of four years.

Ofcom’s announcement contains new member biographies.

MG ALBA’s chariman Allan MacDonald welcomed the news:

“I am delighted to welcome these four very talented individuals to join the MG ALBA Board beginning in the New Year. As a team we will have very significant challenges to overcome in the next five years, including funding, technology, and distribution amongst other broadcasting hurdles.

“It’s a time of great challenge and change as we approach one hundred years of Gaelic broadcasting in 2023, and it is our job to ensure high quality multi-platform content distribution in collaboration with our BBC partners.

“Let us be clear that the expectations of our young people have never been higher.

“Our new board colleagues will help us in pursuit of the answers we believe are needed to the mounting challenges and risks that Gaelic media faces. They – like all of us – have a big part to play”.