String of editorial appointments at the Telegraph
The Telegraph Media Group has announced a series of editorial appointments in line with its announcement of investment in digital services.
Edward Roussel, formerly digital editor, has been promoted to executive editor (digital – web/tablet/mobile) with responsibility for overseeing the strategy for online content. Roussel will also work with the Telegraph’s commercial and technical teams in order to monetise the company’s digital assets.
James Weeks has joined from Sky News, taking up the post of head of video. Weeks will be based on the newsroom floor and will report to editor Tony Gallagher.
Mark Hughes has been appointed as New York correspondent. His previous post, crime correspondent, goes to Martin Evans.
Tom Whitehead has become security editor while Martin Beckford has been promoted to home affairs editor. John Bingham has taken the role of religious and social affairs editor and Duncan Gardham is appointed investigations reporter.
Finally, Conrad Quilty-Harper is promoted to interactive news editor, overseeing graphics and data journalism on the website and iPad app.