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Sambrook made director of Cardiff's journalism school

Richard Sambrook takes over from Professor Richard Tait, who has been Director of the school since 2

The BBC's former director of global news, Richard Sambrook, has been appointed director of Cardiff University's Centre for Journalism.

Sambrook began his career in South Wales with Thompson Regional Newspapers (now Trinity Mirror) titles the Merthyr Express, Pontypridd Observer and the South Wales Echo.

His 30 year career in journalism at the BBC culminated in his 2004 promotion to director of global news, a role he left in 2010.

Read more at Press Gazette.