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BBC News confirms two senior appointments

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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.