Teachers' TV fills comms team gap

Teachers' TV has hired a comms co-ordinator to fill the void left by Hugo Coelho's exit to eye charity Orbis (PRWeek, 6 Oct).

Sukhi Jagapl has already started in the role, having joined from a similar role at Birmingham-based South Asian arts ­development group Sampad.

Jagapl's remit covers profile-raising, media relat­ions and stakeholder engagement. She will also take charge of events and act as a point of contact for Teachers' TV's two-year incumbent agency Media Strategy.

Teachers' TV is keen to increase its standing with TV production companies and ramp up regional comms.

She joins an 11-strong marcoms team headed by marketing and communications director Anna Pedroza.

Coelho left the not-for-profit channel in September after six months.

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