Via Gorkana, the permanent revolution at the Telegraph continues:
Malcolm Coles has been appointed to the position of Director, Digital Media, replacing Ben Clissitt who leaves TMG at the end of the year. Malcolm joins from the Mirror Online where he is Digital Director. He will be responsible for all of TMG’s Digital Media. Malcolm will start in early 2015.
In addition, the following appointments have been made:
Robert Winnett, Deputy Editor and Deputy Director of Content, will be responsible for News content both online and in paper. Rob will oversee The Telegraph’s homepage, UK News, World, Politics, Breaking News, Print Production as well as Sport, Comment, Obits, Court & Social & Letters.
Allister Heath, Deputy Editor and Deputy Director of Content, will oversee all Business content including personal finance. In addition he will be responsible for the Tech and Property sections both online and in paper.
Ian MacGregor is appointed, Director, Leisure in addition to Weekend Editor. Ian will oversee the following sections: Travel, Arts & Entertainment and Cars as well as the specialist channels of food & drink, gardening, interiors, health & wellbeing and puzzles.
Kate Day is appointed Director, Future Media. Kate will help to shape strategy for digital media for TMG, identifying trends, opportunities and requirements. As part of this expanded role, she will liaise with a range of technology and media companies. Kate also assumes responsibility for devising and implementing all editorial staff digital training.
Additionally, there will be an announcement of Director of Lifestyle, overseeing magazines, features, fashion, luxury and beauty in due course.
Poor Ian Macgregor, once editor of the Sunday Telegraph, has been reduced to commissioning the sudoku. It’s almost as if they’re trying to force him out.