Ben Clissitt, the head of sport for the past four years, is to be the Telegraph group’s first “director of visual journalism”, one among a wide-ranging series of senior staff changes announced yesterday
The Telegraph group is expected to name Ben Clissitt as its Head of Sport.
Ben Clissitt, who has run the sports desk at The Guardian for more than a decade, is to leave the company, Guardian News and Media announced this afternoon. Clissitt, a committee member of the SJA, is hotly tipped to take over as head of the sports department at the Telegraph group, following last month’s departure […]
The departure of David Bond from the Daily Telegraph has opened up one of the most prized jobs in sports journalism, with remaining staffers at Victoria suggesting that the appointment of a successor will signal the direction of the newspaper in the coming years. Bond was named as the new BBC Sports Editor last week, […]
Despite creating 40 “new jobs” as recently as last month, Telegraph Media Group is to axe 50 journalists’ posts before Christmas, and the sports desk is unlikely to be immune. Clive White, the tennis and football writer, and sports features writer Alison Kervin are understood to be among casualties of the latest cuts, which will […]
Further cuts are expected to be made to the Daily Telegraph‘s sports coverage in the new year, inside sources have told sportsjournalists.co.uk.
Martin Johnson, a former SJA Sports Feature Writer of the Year, and football writer Tim Rich are believed to be the latest leading figures to leave the Daily Telegraph‘s sports desk, after a year of changes in the department.
Michael Vaughan, the Ashes-winning captain, is joining the Telegraph as a cricket columnist.
Martin Smith, on the staff at the Daily Telegraph‘s sports desk for nearly 21 years, is the latest to leave in an on-going cull that has seen the likes of Sue Mott, Jim Mossop and Robert Phillip leave the group’s Victoria headquarters in the past three months.
The Telegraph group today announced a further round of appointments and changes on its newspaper and digital sports desks.