News of the World online editor Bill Akass has been promoted to assistant editor (digital).
Akass is now responsible for the paper’s online and mobile content, reporting to editor Andy Coulson.
Before joining the News of the World in September 2005 Akass was editorial director of News Network.
He was launch editor of Sun Online in 1990 and night news editor of the Sun in 1994.
Akass previously worked for the Daily Mirror as news reporter and foreign editor.