City & Corporate: Bank role for BBC's Blythe

BBC business journalist Nils Blythe has quit the broadcaster to head comms at the Bank of England.

The Bank of England has confirmed Blythe will join the organisation as interim executive director, effective from late March. He will cover for Bank of England comms head Jenny Scott, who is on adoption leave for a year.

Blythe has worked with the BBC since 1988, most recently as the BBC business correspondent.

He has also presented Business Today on BBC News 24, and was a reporter on The Money Programme and a business correspondent on Radio 4's Today programme.

Scott is also a former BBC staffer, having joined the broadcaster as economics correspondent in 2000 from the Bank of England.

She rejoined the Bank in 2008.

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

Latest Articles

Labour hires Obama election strategist David Axelrod to fight General Election

Labour hires Obama election strategist David Axelrod to fight General Election

The man who helped Barack Obama win the 2008 and 2012 US presidential elections is to work for Labour along with members of his team.

Sky adds Fever PR to its roster after splitting with Cake

Sky adds Fever PR to its roster after splitting with Cake

Pay-TV giant Sky has added Fever PR to its agency line-up for a wide-ranging brief covering products and services.

Max Clifford trial jury to continue deliberations after Easter break

Max Clifford trial jury to continue deliberations after Easter break

The jury in the trial of celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been sent home for Easter and will reconvene on Tuesday for further deliberations about its verdicts on 11 charges of indecent assault.

Home Office brings in Munro & Forster to campaign against FGM

Home Office brings in Munro & Forster to campaign against FGM

The Home Office has tasked Munro & Forster (M&F) with supporting its campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of a wider retained brief.