Levy appointed Head of News Gathering

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Levy appointed Head of News Gathering

Jonathan Levy has been appointed Head of News Gathering at Sky News.

Jonathan, who led Sky’s coverage for the last two general elections, will work closely alongside John Ryley, Head of Sky News, and Chris Birkett, Executive Editor and Deputy Head of Sky News.

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Jonathan joined Sky News in 2002 from NBC London and has been in charge of Sky News’ political operation for the past six years.

He is replacing Simon Cole, who announced last month that he is making a return to the ‘home’ newsdesk.

John Ryley said: “Jonathan is a first rate journalist and his role is absolutely vital within the organisation. This year has been one of the most successful in Sky News’ history – and I know Jonathan will work tirelessly to ensure that this continues.”

Jonathan will begin his role in August, his replacement will be announced shortly..

Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2011