Yinka Adegoke has been named deputy editor of Billboard magazine. Adegoke comes to Billboard from Reuters, where he served as senior media correspondent since 2006.
“Yinka is one of the top entertainment business journalists and thinkers in the industry today,” said Bill Werde, Billboard’s editorial director, in a statement. “I’m thrilled to bring him on to lead Billboard’s world-class team of reporters. The hire of Yinka shows yet again that Billboard is a brand that invests in talent to serve our readers.”
Adegoke begins at Billboard September 17.