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Ryan Newman promoted to Apple Music’s head of Editorial UK and Ireland

With Austin Daboh joining Atlantic Records UK, Apple Music has named Ryan Newman, who joined the music streaming giant in mid-2018 as a music manager before rising to head of artist relations in 2019, reports Billboard.

The head of editorial oversees the streaming platform’s playlist ecosystem and various marketing initiatives. Newman reports to George Ergatoudis, head of music at Apple Music UK.

Prior to joining Apple, he was previously editor of 1Xtra – the BBC’s flagship hip-hop and grime radio station. In that role, he devised and implemented music strategy at the network, shaping its musical direction.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.