Somerset appoints head of comms

Somerset County Council has appointed a new head of communications.

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Simon Clifford joins from his post in charge of BBC Somerset, where he led the rebranding of the station.

Clifford has also helped start up Radio Five Live and BBC News 24 and has worked on a variety of award winning shows.

This is a newly-created role. Clifford will oversee a team of 12, including press office, internal communications and campaigns.

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