Editor appointed at BBC Newsbeat

The BBC has appointed Louisa Compton as editor of BBC Newsbeat.

Compton will leave her current role as daytime editor at BBC Radio 5 live on Friday, where she had been working with Victoria Derbyshire, Shelagh Fogarty and Richard Bacon. She can be found tweeting @louisa_compton.

Kevin Silverton, acting Newsbeat editor, will continue with his role as head of news at BBC Asian Network.

 

 

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