talkSPORT and Sport magazine appoint Edwards as commercial director

talkSPORT and Sport magazine have appointed Kurt Edwards as commercial director of UTV Pitch, the sports media division of UTV Media.

Edwards joined from Future Publishing, where he held the role of commercial digital director. In this role he helped develop the digital strategy of Future.

Adam Bullock, managing director of UTV Pitch, said: “We have a massive year ahead and have found a great fit here, as Kurt has an excellent base of skills in traditional media, and also a deep knowledge of digital media that will help seal the success of our brand new Sport iPad app and continued investment in talkSPORT.co.uk.”

Edwards said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining talkSPORT and Sport magazine with an incredible year of sport ahead. They are great brands with superb reputations for creativity and customer service.”

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