BBC makes appointments at Newsnight

BBC Two's incoming Newsnight editor Ian Katz has announced three appointments to the editorial team.

Rachel Jupp is deputy editor and will lead the reporting team, overseeing news coverage and film commissioning. Jupp is currently head of home news at Channel 4 News where she has worked since 2006.

Neil Breakwell is also deputy editor and will have responsibility for the live element of the programme including interviews and planning. Breakwell was previously assistant editor at Newsnight and has worked on the programme for eight years.

Rob Burley is assistant editor. He joins from the BBC Two programmes Daily Politics and Sunday Politics.

All three will commence their roles when Katz takes over from Jamie Angus as editor in September.

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