BBC Scotland News and Current Affairs Unveils Streamlined Senior Management Team

A streamlining of the senior management team a BBC Scotland news and current affairs has been announced.

Under head, John Boothman, the team comprises:

Karen Johnston – Managing Editor

Peter Macrae – Editor Newgathering and Planning

Daniel Maxwell – Editor Newsnight and Politics

Huw Owen – Editor Radio

Tom Connor – Editor Online and Sport

Diarmid O'Hara – Editor Reporting Scotland and Television Bulletins

Marcus Ryder – Editor Investigations and Special Programmes.

The streamlining has claimed one post – planning - which has been integrated Daniel Maxwell's new responsibilities. Another two – daytime radio and Good Morning Scotland – have been merged to form Huw Owen's title. 

The streamlining means two people are currently in talks with the BBC as to their future.

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