Appointments

The BBC has promoted Adam Bullimore to the role of editor, BBC Breakfast.
The 49-year-old has been deputy editor of the programme for 5 years and led its move to MediaCityUK in April last year.

Prolific North has made a new signing - former Guardian and MEN journalist Sarah Hartley joins the team next week.

Alongside her role as MD for boutique digital training and consultancy company Talk About Local, Hartley will be writing about the digital and creative industries in the North of England for this website.

Former business editor, PR agency owner and current chairman of Liverpool PR agency Paver Smith, has been appointed as a trustee of the independent charity The Wordsworth Trust.

A former editor of the Manchester Evening News editor, Maria McGeoghan, has joined the BBC as external communications lead at the BBC North base in Salford.

The former deputy editor of the Scotsman has joined ITV Border as its new political editor. It is a new position and follows the expansion of Border into large parts of Southern Scotland.

Following on from the news that Mason Williams has been reappointed as the PR agency handling Tesco's Mum of the Year Awards, the agency has revealed that Coleen Rooney is to be face of the 2014 awards.

Joe McLusky has left his role as a production executive at ITV Studios to join Lime Pictures as head of production at the All3Media-owned indie's non-scripted unit. He reports in to joint managing directors Claire Poyser and Kate Little.

Cube3 has made a series of changes at the top of the agency, which will see Karl Barker moving into the role of CEO as Phil Ogden takes up the managing director position.
Barker has taken on the new mantle to step away from day-to-day management and instead concentrate on the “bigger picture” with a strategic view of the agency.

Bauer Media has made a series of senior appointments across its Place portfolio, including content controllers across the network; a Manchester-based head of news and sport for England.
It’s also brought in former Real & Smooth head of production, Chris Ward.

Jonny Whitehead, head of digital planning & innovation at Carat Manchester, is moving to Australia to take up a new role with global communications agency OMD. The 29-year-old, originally from Bramhall, will be taking up the position of interactive director, based at OMD's Sydney office.

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