Gen (Ret) Siphiwe Nyanda, Minister of Communications, has issued a request for nominations of persons to serve on the South African Broadcast Production Advisory Body. The Body will advise on how the development, production and display of local content can be supported.
The Body will comprise 12 members appointed by the Minister representing government, the regulator, industry, civil society, consumer groups and organised labour with proven experience and expertise in content creation and development, production, marketing, distribution, acquisition, policy and regulation, Broadband, distribution technologies, Intellectual Property, cyber security and any other skills required in the content industry.
The Body will be expected to make recommendations to the Minister and also to consult with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the broadcasting industry.
Advisory members will hold office for a period of five years and will eligible for re-appointment on expiry of the term of office.
More information regarding the nature, scope of work and general functioning of the Body can be obtained from the Department’s website www.doc.gov.za.
Nominations containing the names of the nominees, their short CVs and acceptance of nomination must be sent by 26 February 2010. The contact is Dr Mashilo Boloka, e-mail email@example.com.