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Chris Achilleos to join the BBC

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The BBC has appointed Chris Achilleos as executive news editor, streaming.

Chris will play a key part in the BBC’s digital transformation plans for BBC iPlayer, BBC News live pages and He will lead three teams focused on single-story live streams; curation and amplification of the most important moments in broadcast; and the development of original streaming-first formats.

Chris joins from ITV News, where he has been head of ITVX, leading the broadcaster’s news service on its streaming platform. He starts on 9 April and can be found on X (formerly Twitter) @ChrisAchilleos_.

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