Geordie Greig will be the new editor of the Daily Mail, DMGT chairman Lord Rothermere has announced.
Greig’s appointment follows the revelation on Wednesday that Paul Dacre is to become chairman and editor in chief of Associated Newspapers.
Greig will also have oversight of The Mail on Sunday, and will take up the editorship of the Daily Mail when Dacre steps back from day to day editing.
Ted Verity, currently deputy editor at the Daily Mail, will be the new editor of The Mail on Sunday.
Lord Rothermere said: “Geordie has been an outstanding editor of The Mail on Sunday, and I am delighted that he will continue the high-quality journalism that Paul has made a hallmark of the Daily Mail for more than 25 years.
“I am also delighted that Ted Verity, who has been an exceptional deputy editor at the Daily Mail, is to become editor of The Mail on Sunday.”
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