Senior Managing Editor Sam Jackson to leave Global

Sam Jackson, Senior Managing Editor of Classic FM, Smooth and Gold, will be leaving Global to take up a new role at Universal Music with immediate effect.

He joined Classic FM as an Assistant Producer in 2004 and worked his way up through many roles to become Managing Editor in 2011. He added Smooth to his responsibilities in 2016 and then, Gold last year.

In a message to staff, James Rea, Global’s Director of Broadcasting, thanked Sam for his contribution, congratulated him on his new role and wished him the very best for the future.

Details of Sam’s replacement at Global will be announced shortly.

More details about his new role at Universal follows.