Paul Mason to become economics editor at Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News has appointed Paul Mason as economics editor.

Previously economics editor at BBC Newsnight, Mason joined Channel 4 News as culture and digital editor last Summer.

Mason will begin the role on 1 June and replaces Faisal Islam who is leaving ITN for Sky News to become the network's political editor.

Islam can be found tweeting @faisalislam and Mason @paulmasonnews.

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