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Victoria Newton announced as editor of The Sun on Sunday

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By Ishbel Macleod, PR and social media consultant

September 13, 2013 | 2 min read

News UK has announced the appointment of Victoria Newton as the editor of The Sun on Sunday.

Part of a multi-million pound investment to strengthen the journalism and production of The Sun, a major marketing campaign will herald changes in the look and content of The Sun on Sunday this weekend.

The campaign will the comprise of TV and in-paper, with the TV ad set to break tomorrow night during the X Factor

Newton said: "I am thrilled to be given the opportunity and the resources to take Britain's number one Sunday newspaper to an even better place. The Sun has a formidable reputation for exclusive, hard hitting and investigative journalism and alongside the humour and headlines, showbiz and comment I look forward to securing The Sun firmly as the home of the best Sunday stories.”

She will report to David Dinsmore, editor of the Sun, who said of the appointment : "Victoria is ideally placed to build on the Sun's long-standing success and ensure our readers our amused, informed, provoked and championed every Sunday, as they are during the week. I am delighted to welcome her to this vital role.”

Dinsmore was announced as the new editor of The Sun in June.

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