BBC home news editor Richard Clark will return to Radio 4 after being appointed as editor of The World at One, PM, The World This Weekend and Broadcasting House.
Clark, 46, a former assistant editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, joined the BBC in 1985 as a news producer for BBC Radio Kent, becoming news editor for BBC Radio Bedfordshire in 1998.
He then took up the new post of bi-media current affairs commissioning editor for news programmes, moving to Today in 1991 as a duty editor, planning editor and later as assistant editor.
He became home news editor in 2000, succeeding Fran Unsworth, who was promoted to head of political programmes.
As home news editor, he was responsible for co-ordinating UK news coverage for all the BBC’s outlets on TV, radio and online.
He will take up his post on 17 March.
By Wale Azeez