STOP PRESS: Foreign Office enlists Mirror’s Williams

John Williams, until last month political editor of the Daily Mirror, has been appointed to the new post of deputy head of news at the Foreign Office. He will report to head of news Nigel Sheinwald and handle the department’s day-to-day news management. Williams is the second former Mirror journalist to join the Government Information and Communication Service in the last month: Cheree Dodd left her post as political correspondent to become head of news at the Northern Ireland Office last month.

John Williams, until last month political editor of the Daily

Mirror, has been appointed to the new post of deputy head of news at the

Foreign Office. He will report to head of news Nigel Sheinwald and

handle the department’s day-to-day news management. Williams is the

second former Mirror journalist to join the Government Information and

Communication Service in the last month: Cheree Dodd left her post as

political correspondent to become head of news at the Northern Ireland

Office last month.



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