(ACNS) New communications director for the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has appointed former BBC journalist Adrian Butcher as its new director for communications. He will take up the post immediately after Easter.

Adrian brings a wealth of journalism experience to the role. He began his career in newspapers before joining the BBC in 1990 as a producer in its national radio newsroom where he wrote and edited news summaries and bulletins across the range of radio networks. He also worked on television, as a producer on the One and the Six o’clock news bulletins, and for the BBC World Service and at the parliamentary unit in Westminster.

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2 comments on “(ACNS) New communications director for the Anglican Communion

  1. Pageantmaster Ù† says:

    Spot the new buzzword:
    [blockquote] “The Anglican Communion is an amazing global family which it will be a privilege to serve,” Adrian said today. “I want to build on the excellent work already done here to communicate what that family is doing
    “There are so many stories to tell and, with the revolution we are witnessing in communications, I hope to make it easier to get those stories told and shared.”

    The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, welcomed the appointment, saying: “the Anglican Communion has a great story to tell. It is a big story woven together from the many great stories about Anglican Christians across the world.
    “Adrian’s vast journalistic experience will help the Communion tell its story[/blockquote]
    Oh well. Tell me a ‘story’ then.

  2. Pageantmaster Ù† says:

    ‘Not every item of news should be published: rather those who control news policies endeavor to make every item of news serve a certain purpose.’
    Joseph Goebbels