Mark Chandler pictured, previously senior reporter on The Bookseller, has been promoted to the position of news editor, effective from today (Friday 7th May).
Chandler takes over from acting news editor Benedicte Page, who now returns to her former position as The Bookseller's deputy editor.
In addition, Sian Bayley has been appointed as senior reporter, and will take up her post on Monday 10th May.
Bayley joins The Bookseller from news agency The Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS), following a previous year at the London Evening Standard. She holds an MA in Investigative Reporting from City, University of London.
Bayley joins reporter Ruth Comerford and deputy news editor Heloise Wood. Her contact email is sian.bayley@theBookseller.com.