Alma Media Corporation Press release July 29, 2010 at 13.00 (EEST)
PANU POKKINEN APPOINTED EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, NEWS AT ILTALEHTI
Panu Pokkinen, M Sc (Soc) and Career Officer, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief, News at Iltalehti as of September 1, 2010. Mr Pokkinen, 33, currently works at Iltalehti as Managing Editor. Previously he has worked at the Finnish Defence Forces' Ruotuväki newspaper as Editor-in-Chief and at Ilta-Sanomat as News Editor and Reporter.
The position of Editor-in-Chief, News is new at Iltalehti. By filling this vacancy, Iltalehti emphasises and further strengthens the importance of news for Iltalehti.
Iltalehti, part of Alma Media Group, is the third largest printed newspaper in Finland and Iltalehti.fi is the most popular online service in the country. Iltalehti.fi regularly receives more than two million unique weekly visitors.
For further information, please contact:
Panu Pokkinen, Iltalehti, tel. +358 10 665 2184
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