Wang takes top eds role at SCMP
Hong Kong - South China Morning Post (SCMP) has appointed Wang Xiangwei as editor-in-chief after a 10 month search, with acting editor Cliff Buddle to take on a special projects role.
With more than 20 years experience in journalism, Wang joined the SCMP back in 1996 as its China business reporter, since than he has held a variety of roles such as China editor in 2000 and deputy editor in 2007.
Buddle, who stepped in as acting editor-in-chief after Chua's departure will now take the role of editor of special projects.In addition, the SCMP has strengthened its editor’s team with the appointment of Tammy Tam and Kenneth Howe as deputy editors.
Tam joined the SCMP in December from ATV News where she held the position of vice president of news & public affairs, with Howe who joined back in 2007 being promoted from his role as senior editor.
Kuok Hui Kwong, managing director and CEO of the SCMP Group, said with its new editorial team in place will help drive the newspaper paper both locally and globally.
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