Who is the Director General of the BBC ?
BBC is one of the largest broadcasting network, BBC stand for British Broadcasting Corporation whose headquartered in Broadcasting House at westminster, London. The Company has broadcasting, radio and web portals in its products portfolio. It is the one of the world renowned news channels which gets broadcast world wide including India, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, China, USA and many more.
Tony Hall is the 16th Director-General of the BBC. The Director General is the Chief Executive Officer of the BBC, its Editor-in-chief. Tony Hall appointed on 22 November 2012. Prior to this, Tony was Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House from April 2001 until April 2013. Tony Hall joined the BBC as a news trainee in 1973 and during a 28 years career at the Corporation he held roles including senior Producer at World at One, Assistant Editor of the Nine O’clock News, Output Editor for Newsnight, culminating as Chief Executive of BBC News from 1996 to 2001.
Director General of BBC.
|Sir John Reith, later The Lord Reith||1927-1938|
|Sir Cecil Graves and Robert W. Foot||1938-1942|
|Robert W. Foot||1942-1944|
|Sir William Haley||1944-1952|
|Sir Ian Jacob||1952-1959|
|Sir Hugh Greene||1960-1969|
|Sir Charles Curran||1969-1977|
|Sir Ian Trethowan||1977-1982|
|Sir Michael Checkland||1987-1992|
|Sir John Birt, later the Lord Birt||1992-2000|
|Mark Byford (acting)||January-June2004|
|Tim Davie (acting)||2012-2013|
|The Lord Hall of Birkenhead||April 2013 -present|