Hill follows Shennan to C4
BBC Radio 5 Live's managing editor Michael Hill is following his former boss Bob Shennan to join the executive launch team for Channel 4 Radio.
Shennan quit the BBC in December last year, and Hill is expected to join him within weeks.
Channel 4 are launching a number of digital radio stations in the next 12 months, and Michael Hill has been recruited as general manager, according to one report.
In other news, the FT has reported that Channel 4 Radio are in talks with Global Radio about the possibility of merging their national DAB operations in light of the vacant space available on Digital One multiplex.