Ms Chapman will leave her current position as Head of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Communications at Southern Cross Austereo to commence her five-year term in June. She previously held leadership roles at PBL, the Nine Network and News Corp Australia.
James Cameron, acting deputy chair since February 2016, will step down to make way for Ms Chapman and has been reappointed as a full-time member for three years.
Chris Jose and Fiona Cameron also have been appointed as full-time members for the next five years.
Nerida O’Loughlin is the current ACMA chairman, appointed in October 2017, taking over from Chris Chapman who stepped down in the end of 2015.
The new appointments indicate a focus on ensuring ACMA can respond effectively to the current and future challenges faced by the communications landscape.