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NME BBC Radio names Greg Cochrane as editor


By Stephen Lepitak, -

March 26, 2013 | 2 min read has named former Radio 1 music reporter Greg Cochrane as editor.

Cochrane, who left NME as a section editor in 2008 to join the BBC, returned to the publication, having also contributed to the Guardian Guide and the Press Association.

NME editor Mike Williams described Cochrane as: “an incredibly talented music journalist, broadcaster and editor with a wealth of cross-platform experience, working online, in print, on radio, video and social media.”

Williams added: “The standard of candidates was incredibly high, but Greg stood out for his clearly-defined vision, enthusiasm and in-depth knowledge of the NME brand. I'm honoured to be able to recruit someone of Greg's calibre onto the NME team, and can't wait to start working with him on defining the long term future of NME. As with other recent key appointments, Greg coming to NME highlights how bright that future is."

He replaces Luke Lewis who has joined BuzzFeed, which officially launched in the UK yesterday.


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