International video news agency APTN has appointed a new editor for
its entertainment news service with a mandate to increase coverage of
youth culture in the organisation's feeds.
Nick Thomas joins APTN from the position of editor at cinema website
mymovies. net. He will have a team of 11 staff reporting to him in the
company's London bureau as well as staff correspondents in offices in
New York and Los Angeles.
Chris O'Hearn, APTN head of content development, said: 'We want to get
into new subject areas such as more output and aimed at a youth
O'Hearn hopes Thomas can help develop more web-based and interactive TV
APTN runs two daily entertainment services - one a completed programme,
the second a series of cuts.
There is also a weekly entertainment round-up. It is used by clients
such as music channel VH1 and the ABC network in the US.