Amol Rajan appointed as BBC's first media editor
Amol Rajan, the former editor of The Independent, has been appointed as the BBC's first media editor.
The 33-year-old, who presents on the BBC's Asian Network, will take up the position on 12 December.
In his new role, Rajan will cover stories about the media industry and their impact on business, politics and culture.
After the news was confirmed, Rajan tweeted to say he was "beyond thrilled" to have been appointed.
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