CNN names BBC journo to major social role

Samantha Barry joins CNN soon as senior director of social news. Currently a social media producer based in London with BBC World News, Barry is credited with promoting both BBC's TV and digital presence via social networks. In her upcoming CNN position, Barry will be charged with the impressive responsibility of overseeing all the network's social teams in DC as well as in all of its bureaus.

On her Twitter account, Barry shared, "some personal & professional news#CNN's New Head of Social News! Welcome aboard the crazy train!" 

"Hey look, we have a new boss! Welcome to CNN, @samanthabarry! Drink in London before you head to New York?" London-based Rachel Rodriguez suggested.

Don’t forget - if you change your job in journalism or move to a different news organization, be sure to email Kirsten (kirsten [at] sawhorsemedia [dot] com) so we can reflect your new title. News job changes only, please! Thanks!

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