– Joost: The P2P online premium video streaming company Joost, founded by Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom are no longer involved but it’s still kicking about under current owners Adconion, who have today promoted Maria Cadbury to the position of general manager. Under Adconion, the company has pivoted to become a video-based online ad network, and Cadbury had already been working closely with the division in her previous role as head of media at the company. She will report to Matt Hunt, the MD for Adconion in the UK.
— Trinity Mirror: The publisher has restructured its operations for the third time in the last 12 months, and there have been a number of changes in digital management as a result. Paul Hood, who had been digital marketing director, is leaving the company. Steve Anglesey is now the deputy publisher and will be in charge of sports content and helping publisher Matt Kelly with web-publishing strategy. Ben Rankin is now confirmed as editor of Mirror.co.uk, and 3am.co.uk editor Isabel Mohan will now also be associate editor, celebrity, while Rachel Wheeler will be deputy editor of 3am.co.uk.
— Orange Digital: France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) this week announced the formation of a new in-house digital agency, Orange Digital. Led by new CEO Dominic Collins, it is first working with the rest of France Telecom’s businesses to develop their customer-facing online presence. The first piece of work, it says, is redesigning the Orange.co.uk portal. Over time it will also be looking to pitch for similar work for Orange’s partners.