Nicholson and Wilson join Code committee

Lindsay Nicholson, editor in chief of Good Housekeeping magazine, and Harriet Wilson, director of editorial administration and rights at Condé Nast, are joining the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee.

They were nominated by the Periodical Publishers Association to replace Tom Loxley, following his departure from Maxim magazine, and James Bishop, of Illustrated London News, who is standing down after nearly nine years on the Code committee.

Code committee chairman Les Hinton, executive chairman of News International, said: “Both Lindsay Nicholson and Harriet Wilson bring with them substantial and invaluable experience in the magazine field and I am very pleased to welcome them to the committee.

“I am grateful for Jim Bishop’s contribution since 1996. He has been a pillar of the committee during some of its key moments and we shall miss his wise counsel.”

The other Code committee members are: Les Hinton, chairman; Perry Austin-Clarke, Telegraph & Argus, Bradford; Neil Benson, editorial director, Trinity-Mirror Regional Newspapers; Mike Gilson, The News, Portsmouth; Douglas Melloy, Rotherham and South Yorkshire Advertiser; Ian Murray, Southern Daily Echo; Paul Potts, Press Association; Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian; Derek Tucker, Press and Journal, Aberdeen; Neil Wallis, News of the World; John Witherow, Sunday Times; Peter Wright, The Mail On Sunday.

By Jon Slattery

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