talkSPORT and Sport magazine have appointed Kurt Edwards to head up UTV Pitch, the sports media company of UTV Media.
He joins as Commercial Director for UTV Pitch from Future Publishing, the media group behind brands such as T3 and techradar.com.
Edwards has held the role of commercial digital director at Future Publishing for the last five years.
He said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining talkSPORT and Sport magazine with an incredible year of sport ahead. They are great brands with superb reputations for creativity and customer service. Couple that with some really exciting digital launches that are planned shortly I am really looking forward to the new role.”
Adam Bullock, Managing Director UTV Pitch, said: “We have a massive year ahead and have found a great fit here, as Kurt has an excellent base of skills in traditional media, and also a deep knowledge of digital media that will help seal the success of our brand new Sport iPad app and continued investment in talkSPORT.co.uk.”