Ex-BBC COO Takes Role At Digital UK

Caroline Thomson, the former chief operating officer of the BBC, has ruled herself out of becoming its next director general and instead joined the body that manages UK digital terrestrial TV. Thomson has been officially appointed as the new chair of Digital UK, the organisation responsible for helping people connect to Freeview. Thomson has also confirmed that she was "not a candidate" for the BBC director general job, despite previously just losing out in the final round of interviews to George Entwistle.

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