Browning confirmed as News Limited comms supremo as Hemming takes on NDM role



Toby Hemming


Stephen Browning has been confirmed as the director of communications for News Limited while Toby Hemming has been promoted into the role of head of corporate affairs for News Digital Media.

Browning took on the role in an acting capacity last month after the departure of Greg Baxter as part of the shakeup instituted by new CEO Kim Williams.

Meanwhile, Hemming – currently communications manager for Nationwide News, the Sydney-based division which includes The Daily Telegraph,  Sunday Telegraph and mX – will report in to NDM’s chief operating officer Stuart Spiteri. 

Before joining News Limited, Hemming worked in the UK for the News Corp controlled subscription TV broadcaster BSkyB. he moves into the new role on March 26.

Spiteri, who took the COO role in November 2011 in a move from Google, said: “I’m delighted Toby is joining us to help NDM navigate through the ever changing media landscape. His background in strategic corporate affairs will be invaluable in ensuring our internal and external communications priorities continue to be successfully managed.”

Hemming said: “The development of digital media has long been a passion of mine, and I’m delighted to have to opportunity to work at the cutting edge of the industry.”


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