The Times's award winning reporter, Andrew Pierce, is to join The Daily Telegraph as assistant editor.
After beginning his journalistic career in local newspapers and then freelancing for the nationals, Andrew Pierce first joined the Times in 1988. Following a spell as assistant editor at the Daily Express, he re-joined The Times in 1999 also as assistant editor.
Pierce said: "I am delighted to be joining the leading quality daily newspaper at such an exciting time in its development. I really look forward to working with John Bryant in building The Daily Telegraph's unrivalled reputation for news."
John Bryant said: "I am delighted Andrew is coming to the Telegraph. He is a brilliant journalist with a proven ability to uncover important and newsworthy stories. He'll be an enormous asset to the paper."