Col Allan, Editor-in-Chief of the New York Post, is heading to Australia to help lead News Corp.'s papers there.
Capital New York's Joe Pompeo reports that Allan will provide "extra editorial leadership":
The Australian detail will last for two to three months, starting next Monday, and longtime News Corp. lieutenant Jesse Angelo will oversee the Post during that time.In other leadership news, Time Warner Cable announced that CEO Glenn Britt is retiring. Britt, who has led the company since 2001, will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Robert D. Marcus. (more...)
All of this is sure to fuel speculation about Allan and Angelo's futures at the Post. Insiders have been wondering how much longer Allan will stay on as editor, and Angelo has long been seen as heir to the editorship.