Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Sky News has appointed Caro Kriel as head of international news.

Sky News (DStv 402) has appointed Caro Kriel as its new head of international news the British TV-news channel.

Caro Kriel was Europe News director at Associated Press (AP).

Caro Kriel from South Africa started her journalism career in South Africa before holding a number of major roles at AP, including 6 years as head of international video and two years as Russia news director.

"We’re delighted that Caro Kriel is joining Sky News," said Jonathan Levy, Sky News' director of newsgathering and operations.

"She's steeped in visual story-telling and will bring to Sky 20 years of foreign news experience and the leadership and ideas to take our brilliant international journalism to the next level."

Caro Kriel replaced Dan Williams who has become Sky News' new head of politics.