BBC Radio Wales
Daily Express US
Louise Hosie (@STVLouise) has been appointed as a Senior Reporter for the BBC in Aberdeen, starting later this month. Louise has worked for STV News for six years, and prior to that was a Social Media Producer for BBC World.
BBC Radio Wales
BBC Radio Wales has announced changes to its weekday schedule, including a new-look Radio Wales Breakfast:
Dot Davies and James Williams will host Radio Wales Breakfast, live from 7am, from late June. Claire Summers will present the Breakfast programme until June and will then continue to present BBC Wales programmes.
Wynne Evans will now be on air from 9am until 12pm.
Jason Mohammad will host the 12pm-2pm Phone-In from Monday to Wednesday, before Oliver Hides takes over on a Thursday and Friday.
Behnaz Akhgar and Radio Wales Drive will remain in their current slots of 2pm and 5pm respectively.
Shahzaib Hussain (@ShazSherazi) has been promoted to Deputy Editor at CLASH magazine. Shahzaib has worked at the title for several years and can continue to be reached at the same email address.
Daily Express US
The Express has officially launched its first dedicated US site, following months of building up its US content and audience. Now, content for their American audience has its own home at the-express.com. The launch team in New York has been a mixture of US and UK journalists, with ongoing editorial recruitment now focusing on American candidates. The Express site is being led by US Editor Karl Holbrook and overseen by Express Digital Editorial Director Liz Hazelton and Group Editor-in-Chief Lloyd Embley.
Meghna Amin (@_meghnaamin) was recently promoted to Senior TV Reporter at Metro.co.uk, where she has been reporting on TV since February 2022. Meghna can continue to be reached at the same email address.
David Knowles (@djknowles22), previously Head of Social Media, has been appointed as The Telegraph’s Head of Audio Development. For the past year he has worked with the audio team on the podcast Ukraine: The Latest.
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