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John Bryant, consultant editor at the Daily Mail, has been made editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph. Bryant’s remit covers the editorial development of both papers, working with editors Martin Newland and Sarah Sands.

Sharon Bradley has replaced Victoria Woodhall as features director of Eve magazine. Woodhall is now a part-time contributing editor to the monthly glossy. Bradley was previously in long-term freelance features roles at Hachette Filipacchi's Elle and Red. Before that she was deputy editor of Harper's Bazaar Singapore.

Fashion monthly Harpers & Queen is to be rebranded Harper's Bazaar in the UK from March next year. It is the original name of the National Magazine Company title, which merged with Queen magazine in 1970. Editor is Lucy Yeomans.

Paul Croughton, features editor of men's magazine Arena, has been promoted to deputy editor. He takes the place of William Drew, who was recently appointed as editor.

David Callaghan has been hired as news editor of VNU's Accountancy Age. He replaces Gavin Hinks at the weekly title. Callaghan has been news editor
of the online version of Society Guardian for the past 18 months.

Monthly photography magazine Digital Camera is to relaunch next week, with a greater emphasis on practical advice, in particular from newly appointed technique editor Ben Birchall. has also been overhauled. The magazine's editor is Marcus Hawkins.

Sarah Longbottom has been appointed as editor of Newtrade Publishing's title for newspaper and magazine sellers, Retail Newsagent. She replaces Alexander DesForges, who is to become head of news at Catholic Communications Network. Longbottom, currently deputy editor of Air Cargo Week, takes over on 5 December.

Mark Lawson is quitting BBC2's Newsnight Review to front a new interview series with cultural figures starting early next year on BBC Four. He will continue to present weekday arts show Front Row on Radio 4. BBC Four controller is Janice Hadlow.
The BBC is axing the editor positions for BBC1's One O'Clock and Six O'Clock News. They are currently held by Chris Rybczynski
and Amanda Farnsworth, respectively. They will be replaced by a single, as yet unnamed, editor of daytime news. Head of TV news is Peter Horrocks.

New Media
Ann Cook has been hired as controller of ITV Interactive and The businesses are part of the ITV Consumer division, which develops digital programming. Cook was formerly director of international client relations at Associated Press and has also worked with Granada Sky Broadcasting and Flextech.

Future has launched, an online version of its monthly sci-fi magazine SFX. The site will contain news on TV and movies, plus reviews of books, films and DVDs. Editor is Dave Bradley.

John Shaw has been made online editor of, Dennis Interactive's website for the print title Poker Player, launched two months ago (PRWeek, 22 September).

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