The assistant editor of The News in Portsmouth, Colin McNeill, has joined his former editor Mike Gilson on The Scotsman as head of content.
Gilson edited The News for six years before becoming editor of The Scotsman in September 2006.
With experience in development of multi-media newsrooms and developing strategies for digital services, McNeill be responsible for news gathering at The Scotsman and Scotsman.com.
Gilson said: “Primarily, Colin is a great leader of news teams and he did a first class job at The News.
“His enthusiasm, creativity and passion for the cause will help The Scotsman take yet another big leap forward across all of our news platforms and together, our new appointments make a formidable team.”