Media Bulletin

Four appointments at BBC News

By Staff

30th April 2014

Category:

BBC News has made three senior international appointments and one domestic.

Jon Sopel has been appointed North America editor. Sopel, a lead anchor on BBC World News, replaces Mark Mardell who is taking over from Shaun Ley as presenter of BBC Radio 4's The World This Weekend and The World At One on Fridays.

Katya Adler has been appointed as Europe editor, based in Brussels. Adler, a world affairs correspondent at BBC World News, replaces Gavin Hewitt who was made BBC News chief correspondent last month.

Ian Pannell becomes international correspondent, covering global affairs. He will continue to be based in Washington.

Related news

23rd May 2017 National and Regional Press

Claire Solan becomes Assistant Producer at Absolute Radio

23rd May 2017 Trade

Pui-Guan Man is a good fit for maternity leave cover at Drapers

23rd May 2017 Consumer

Kate Slesinger takes on Publishing Director role for Vanity Fair and Tatler

New! Check out our Media Jobs board for PR and Journalism vacancies Learn more