Senior appointments at the Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror has appointed a string of senior editorial staff to new posts and will abolish some newsdesk roles.

The Mirror news editor, Anthony Harwood, has been appointed to the role of head of news, replacing Gary Jones who moved to become deputy editor of the People.

Night news editor Barry Rabbetts will replace him as news editor.

Deputy news editor Euan Stretch will become south England correspondent. He will not be replaced in his previous role.

Assistant news editor Jane Kerr is moving to the Sunday Mirror as features editor, while her previous role will also be abolished.

The post of foreign editor is also being abolished with Mark Ellis becoming the Mirror’s specialist reporter with responsibility for transport, trade and industry.

Greg Bennett, who left the paper last week will not be replaced. Ian Down, assistant editor for pictures, will retain day-to-day control.

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