BBC News is making some staff changes in the U.S. Paul Danahar has been appointed the Editor of the BBC’s Americas Bureaux, based in Washington, D.C. Danahar will oversee the BBC’s newsgathering operation in North and South America. He moves from Jerusalem, where he was the BBC’s Middle East Bureau Editor since 2010. Danahar replaces Simon Wilson who moves to Brussels and will be the BBC’s Europe Bureaux Editor.
Also, Nick Bryant (left) moves from Sydney to New York where he will be the New York and United Nations correspondent. Bryant has been in Australia since 2006. Before that he was the BBC’s South Asia Correspondent from 2003 to 2006. It’s Bryant’s second stint in the U.S. From 1998 to 2003 he reported from the Washington bureau.