Leon Choi, the recently appointed communications head at children’s
charity Barnardo’s, has created and filled four new managerial posts.
Former Carlton TV journalist Cynthia Merrilees becomes Choi’s second in
command. She will oversee the charity’s eight full-time and six
part-time press officers in the regions, Scotland, Wales and northern
Ireland. Meanwhile, Jayne Grier will take on events and conferences,
Derek Warren will handle Barnardo’s information service and media
relations and Ali Worthy will edit the charity’s publications.