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The Telegraph appoints Brexit editor

Former political director of the Taxpayer's Alliance and Leave campaigner in the EU Referendum, Dia Chakravarty joins The Telegraph as Brexit editor.

According to The Telegraph, Chakravarty will lead the title's Brexit team including commissioning Brexit editor Asa Bennett, Brexit correspondent James Rothwell and Brussels correspondent James Crisp.

In addition to this, she will also be central to Brexit-themed Telegraph videos, podcasts and exclusive subscriber events.

Chakravarty said: "It's an honour to be able to shape The Telegraph's coverage of Brexit, arguably the most important political event in generations.

"The Telegraph is one of the finest newsbrands in the country, and as ongoing negotiations unfold my aim is to provide a clear narrative cutting through the noise. Together with the support of my colleagues, I very much look forward to taking on the challenge."

Source: Press Gazette

by Lydia O'Neill 10/07/17

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