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, newsgathering 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.