Impress announces new appointments

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impress webIMPRESS, the UK’s only independent, Leveson-compliant press regulator, two new board members and a new member of its Code Committee, following an open recruitment process.

Board members

David Leigh is Anthony Sampson professor of reporting at City, University of London. Until he retired from the paper in 2006, he was investigations editor at The Guardian for 13 years. In a journalism career spanning over 40 years he also worked for The Observer, The Times, The Scotsman, Granada TV, Thames TV and the Washington Post. He has won numerous journalism awards including Investigation of the Year 2015 (British Journalism Awards), Lifetime Achievement Award 2013, Global Investigative Journalism Network, and awards at the British Press Awards in 1979, 1996 and 1997. He is the author of numerous books building on his investigative reports.

Andrea Wills has exceptional senior experience of broadcast journalism regulation, standard-setting, and investigating serious editorial failings both in the UK…

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