TMG promotes Edward Roussel in digital overhaul

Telegraph Media Group (TMG), the publisher of the Daily Telegraph, has made a number of digital appointments, including promoting its digital editor Edward Roussel to the new role of executive editor digital.

The Telegraph: overhauls digital team
The Telegraph: overhauls digital team

Roussel will report to Tony Gallagher, editor of The Daily Telegraph. He will be responsible for managing and delivering the overall content strategy for Telegraph.co.uk, its tablet offshoots and its mobile products.

Prior to his time at TMG, Roussel was managing editor at Bloomberg News between 2003 and 2004.

Roussel's promotion is one of a number of changes across TMG's digital assets. Sky News executive James Week is also joining the company as head of video.

He will also report to Gallagher and his job will be made up of news gathering, features and commercial activity.

Weeks was most recently executive producer of new media, where he oversaw the strategy and delivery of Sky News on new media platforms, including the iPad and iPhone.

Internally, Conrad Quilty-Harper has been promoted to interactive news editor, a role in which he will oversee graphics and data journalism on Telegraph.co.uk.

Follow John Reynolds on Twitter @johnreynolds10

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

Trinity Mirror set to axe The New Day two months after launch

Trinity Mirror set to axe The New Day two months after launch

Trinity Mirror is expected to announce the closure of The New Day, the newspaper launched at the end of February, after flagging sales.

Share
Watch: Agencies go behind the scenes at #TwitterLive

Watch: Agencies go behind the scenes at #TwitterLive

Twitter invites agencies to #TwitterLive, an interactive showcase of exhibits powered by Tweets, Vine and Periscope.

Share
Media Week 30 under 30 - what the judges are looking for

Media Week 30 under 30 - what the judges are looking for

Amanda Pitt, partner at Grace Blue, is both a former winner of 30 under 30 and a judge in this year's competition. So what does it take to impress her?

Share

Get news by email