Ginger boss wooed as potential successor to Murdoch

BROADCAST EXCLUSIVE - The search for the new 'face of Sky' following the departure of Sky Networks managing director Elisabeth Murdoch has begun in earnest with Ginger TV managing director Eileen Gallagher already being wooed as a potential successor, writes Colin Robertson.

BSkyB chief executve Tony Ball sounded out Gallagher over lunch at the River Café three hours before Murdoch's official announcement on 3 May.