TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

New Managing Editor at ABC News

Jon Williams is leaving the BBC where he was World Editor to join ABC News as the Managing Editor for International News. Williams will begin in March and will be based in New York.

Marcus Wilford, who has overseen the international desk for the last several months, will return to London and work for ABC News as a consultant.

Williams has been BBC News’ World Editor for the last 7 years, overseeing operations in 30 bureaus around the world. Williams led a digital-first strategy at the BBC, adding online coverage and eyewitness reporting from around the world.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Social Media Strategy Boot CampStarting November 10, build a complete social media strategy for your brand! Through a series of weeklong webcasts, marketing and social media experts will teach you how to integrate social media into your overall marketing strategy, understand key metrics and analytics, and master the emerging trends in social. Register now!