September 19th, 2012

Sam Coates Goes Back to Wapping

The Lobby will be losing one of their more familiar faces after conference season. Though nothing has been confirmed Media Guido understands that the Times politics desk will be shaken up with Sam Coates moving to become Banking Editor. Some will see that as a sideways move. Though it’s a higher profile beat these days and the Times business desk will perhaps benefit from having someone with Treasury contacts.

If Coates is thinking beyond a career in journalism, knowledge of the financial sector never did highly paid lobbyists any harm…


5 Comments

  1. 1
    Gordon Brown says:

    Poo

  2. 2
    Bob"Rough" Diamond says:

    Why is Sam wearing a bullet proof top.

    I’m not aware of any contract on him yet.

  3. 3
    the savant says:

    sorry mr fawkes what would you wish or expect us to say in reaction to such a ……
    big media movement ….

    perhaps the transfer of mr coates made the earth move for you fourth estaters

    im afraid it did nothing fir me

    am i missing my dose of journalistic viagra ??

  4. 4
    keredybretsa says:

    Good luck to the fella…who…nice chap never met him.

  5. 5
    Could care says:

    Less!


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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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