Luke McIlveen returns to the News fold as Fox Sports’ executive editor

Luke McIlveen has left the Daily Mail and will return to News Corp as executive editor at Fox Sports, The Australian has reported.

McIlveen, who left News on poor terms at the end of 2013 had been editor of and before that was the chief of staff on The Daily Telegraph and editor of The Manly Daily.

Luke McIlveen, newly appointed executive editor of Fox Sports

On his previous departure from News, the company sought an injunction restraining him from joining the Daily Mail. This was settled between the parties on undisclosed terms.

McIlveen has not worked in broadcasting previously and The Australian reports he will be working on audience engagement for Fox Sports’ live streaming services.

The Daily Mail did not respond to a request for comment.


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