Shake-up of senior editors at The Sun

Sun editor David Dinsmore has unveiled a major shake-up of his senior editorial team as part of a strengthening of the paper’s digital offering.

Derek Brown, previously digital editor, has been promoted to head of strategy with the responsibility to help the paper take advantage of new technological developments.

Steve Kennedy has been appointed head of content and Sean Hamilton deputy head of content. They were previously news editor and features editor respectively. Kennedy and Hamilton will “lead all content gathering on The Sun, making sure we are getting the best stories and deploying our resources in the most efficient way possible” according to the publisher.

Will Hagerty will take up the role of head of publishing with responsibility to lead the production of The Sun across all platforms and will also take charge of the ‘Sunday for Monday’ operation.

Jon Moorhead has been made head of editorial projects and will be responsible for all future projects, campaigns and events.

Steve Waring is now head of editorial operations and will liaise daily with commercial and operations to maintain good relationships. He is also deputy editor of the Sun on Sunday.

Finally Lisa Collins has been appointed Saturday editor and Paul Hudson interim night editor (news and features).

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