Media Bulletin

Editor appointed at BBC Newsbeat

By Staff

27th March 2014


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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