Andrea Busfield has been appointed News of the World features editor. Her role is to consolidate features and showbiz.
Busfield joined the newspaper as a news reporter in May 2000, following three years at The Sun. She moved to the subs department in November 2002, having spent more than three months covering the conflict in Afghanistan.
She will report to Gary Thompson, assistant editor (features). Thompson said: “This is an exciting time for the newspaper. With Andrea’s wide range of experience, I am confident this will strengthen an already strong department.”