Geraldine Allinson Joins IPSO Appointments Panel

Geraldine Allinson, Iliffe Media director and former executive chairman of the KM Media Group has joined the IPSO Appointments Panel.

The Appointments Panel’s role is to appoint IPSO’s Chairman and Board and the independent members of the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee. It is chaired by Sir Hayden Phillips, former civil servant and reviewer at the Advertising Standards Authority.

Ms Allinson is a board director of the News Media Association and is also a non-executive director of PA Media Group. Geraldine replaces Adrian Jeakings on the panel, Mr Jeakings was the was the former Archant CEO and had previously held roles of president of the Newspaper Society and chairman of the News Media Association.