Huffington Post UK editor Stephen Hull is joining ITV News as head of digital.
He will head up digital strategy across the ITV News national and regional network.
He said: “I am incredibly proud to be joining ITV News and ITN at such an exciting time for journalism.
“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to play a lead part at one of the world’s most important and forward-thinking news organisations.”
Before joining the Huffingont Post he was head of content at Metro.co.uk. Started is career as a reporter on the Reading Chronicle in 2000.
ITV News editor Geoff Hill said: “ITV News has continued to innovate with its digital output and with Stephen we have a proven strategic thinker who will take our digital offerings to the next level.”