BBC journalist Will Walden joins Boris as PR chief

Walden replaces Guto Harri at City Hall.

BBC journalist Will Walden joins Boris as PR chief
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London Mayor Boris Johnson has hired the BBC’s Westminster news editor as his new communications chief.

He replaces another former BBC journalist, Guto Harri, who left to join News International following Johnson’s successful re-election.

Walden began his career as a reporter in local newspapers before moving to commercial radio and has since worked for as a reporter, producer and editor for the BBC, ITN, GMTV and Granada.

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