Andy Everett and Brent Tobin promoted at Global

Andy Everett has been promoted to Managing Editor, Heart whilst Brent Tobin is promoted to Managing Editor, Capital.

Andy has been Heart’s Deputy Managing Editor since 2013 and steps up to take the reins of Heart following the appointment of James Rea as Global’s new Director of Broadcasting, with James previously at the helm of Heart.

Brent has been with the company for 17 years, playing an integral role in the roll-out of the Capital network across the UK in 2011, including launching new Capital stations in Liverpool, Brighton and North Wales and has run the Capital network outside of London through that entire period.

More recently, he has been Senior Executive Producer for Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp.

With Brent Tobin focussing on Capital, Greg Hughes will now also take on regional broadcasting responsibilities from Tobin and his new title will be expanded to “Group Head of Programming Operations & Managing Editor – Regions” Greg was promoted just last week to “Group Head of Programming Operations”.

James Rea, Global’s Director of Broadcasting, told RadioToday: “Both Andy and Brent are highly respected and hugely talented programmers who know their brands inside out. These appointments are recognition of the integral roles they have played in the continued success of their brands.

“I’m also delighted for Greg Hughes as he takes on the role of Managing Editor – Regions, at Global. These announcements complete my senior programming team.”