BBC.com managing editor David Allan will be editorial director of Health and Wellness at CNN Digital, according to a memo from Meredith Artley, editor-in-chief of CNN Digital and Terence Burke, vice president of U.S. newsgathering.
Allan, who is currently finishing up his job managing the features sections at BBC.com, will work with CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta and others to “lead our digital programming and expansion efforts for health in the US and beyond,” according to the memo, included below.
Before joining the BBC, Allan held several roles at legacy and online news organizations. He was a web editor in charge of news and features at The New York Times, an editor for AOL and the creator of a show for MTV.
CNN Digital, especially its politics division, has made several hires recently. After CNN announced that Politico deputy managing editor Dianna Heitz was moving to the politics site, The Huffington Post’s Michael Calderone noted that she was the sixth Politico journalist to join CNN’s political vertical in as many months. Read more
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