NBC News Digital has appointed Mary-Ann Russon as weekend and late news editor, working in London. Mary-Ann will be steering the website overnight (U.S. time) and will edit and report on weekdays, focusing on foreign news. She is also open to pitches on a variety of subjects, including politics (UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia etc), human rights, royals and internet pop culture trends. She is keen for recommendations from experts and to hear from PRs with possible comment and pitches as and when daily news events break.
Mary-Ann has been a multimedia journalist for 16 years, working for the last five years as a freelance journalist at BBC News Online on the technology, business and science desks. She was nominated for the Technology Journalism Award at the British Journalism Awards 2021 and can be found tweeting @concertina226. Her website is www.maryannrusson.com.