BBC News has appointed Jess Brammar as executive news editor, news channels, and Paul Danahar as executive news editor, World story team.
Jess was editor-in-chief of HuffPost UK until earlier this year. In her new role, she will oversee the BBC’s two 24 hour news channels – BBC World News and the BBC News Channel.
Paul Danahar is currently the BBC Americas bureau chief in Washington DC, running multi-platform news operations across North, Central, and South America.
Jess takes up her role this month and Paul will start in January 2022.