Definition of Reith, John in English:

Reith, John

proper noun

  • 1st Baron (1889–1971), Scottish administrator and politician, first general manager (1922–7) and first director general (1927–38) of the BBC; full name John Charles Walsham Reith. He played a major part in the growth of the BBC and championed the moral and intellectual role of broadcasting in the community.


Reith, John