Humphreys was appointed interim CFO in July 2022, overseeing finance, facilities, health, safety and security across all elements of the News UK business, including The Sun and The Times & The Sunday Times
Emma originally joined News Corp in 2003 working largely on European M&A activity. She joined News UK in 2011 and has worked in a variety of senior financial roles including CFO of programmatic video marketplace Unruly.
Most recently, she was finance director of News Broadcasting, the TV and radio division of News UK which includes leading national stations talkSPORT, Virgin Radio UK and Times Radio, as well as a portfolio of popular local radio brands in Ireland. She was FD through the development and launch of TalkTV.
Rebekah Brooks, CEO of News UK, said: “Emma is a first class CFO who has an unrivalled understanding of News UK.
“She is the ideal candidate to take on this role as News UK continues to invest in high quality journalism and innovative digital distribution in order to grow.”
Emma Humphreys said: “News is one of the most dynamic and innovative media businesses in the UK and is transforming itself for long term sustainable digital-first growth.
“I’m delighted to take on this role, leading incredibly talented teams across the business as we continue to drive our strategic objectives.”