Paul Duffy has joined Portland as an account director after eight years with BBC News. The agency declined to disclose which clients he will be handling.
Duffy has experience of producing a range of BBC programmes including ‘Daily Politics’, ‘Sunday Politics’, ‘This Week’, ‘Newsnight’ and ‘Panorama’.
He produced the nine BBC Cabinet Debates for the 2010 election and specialised in devising long-form interview strategies.
In addition, the agency has hired Joe Williams from Spada as senior account executive and Adam Jones from The Wriglesworth Consultancy, also as senior account executive.