Davie and Tabor make Top 100 media list
This year’s MediaGuardian 100 features Global Radio Executive President Ashley Tabor and BBC Audio and Music boss Tim Davie, as well as Radio 1’s Head of Music George Ergatoudis.
The list is the newspaper’s guide to the ‘most powerful people in television, radio, newspapers, magazines, digital media, media business, advertising, marketing and PR.’
Tim Davie jumps up 16 places from last year to 61, with his profile detailing his £422,000 salary and 1,404 staff. Ashley Tabor moves up two places to 70, with his salary listed is £2.5m per year at the age of 34, and responsible for 1,100 staff. 46-year old Ergatoudis is a new entry on the Media 100 – he oversees music policy for Radio 1 and 1Xtra and has 18 staff working to him.
Topping the list for the first time is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg followed by Twitter’s Executive Chairman Jack Dorsey. Google CE Larry Page is third, whilst BBC Director General Mark Thompson takes fourth place, ahead of Steve Jobs at five.
BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten makes an appearance at number 21 in the list too, while Peter Salmon, the Director of BBC North who’s responsible for the new base at MediaCityUK appears at number 86.