Adam Sills Promoted to Assistant Editor

17 March 2022

After nine brilliant years leading the sports department, Adam Sills has been promoted to Assistant Editor of the Telegraph, working in the Managing Editor’s Office. He will be responsible for driving continued excellence in the newsroom with a particular focus on talent identification and development. 

Adam joined the Telegraph in 2010, becoming Head of Sport in 2013. During that time, he has overseen outstanding coverage which has included three Olympic and Paralympic Games, multiple World Cups, Euros, Ashes series and a lot more besides. Not least the creation and launch of the ground-breaking Telegraph Women’s Sport in 2019.

His leadership was crowned last week by a remarkable third Sports Newspaper of the Year award in a row. 

Chris Evans, Editor, said:  “Adam has built and developed a first rate team of commentators and writers and journalists. Adam has been integral in transforming our sports offering to reach readers across a range of platforms and deliver content in new ways.

“Adam is much admired in the newsroom  and the qualities that he has shown in building the sports team over the years will be invaluable to the broader Telegraph as we continue to strive towards our target of one million subscribers.” 

Adam Sills said:  “The last nine years as Head of Sport have been incredibly rewarding. We have had so many high points from award wins to new product launches, such as Telegraph Women’s Sport, to industry-leading coverage of a whole host of big events. I am delighted to take on the challenges and opportunities of this new role and looking forward to continuing to help our  business to succeed.” 

  • A new Head of Sport will be appointed in due course. 


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