Mark Little joins Twitter in senior role
Appointment follows period of management turmoil at social media platform
Storyful founder and former RTÉ journalist Mark Little has joined Twitter in a senior role on its media team. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill
Mr Little will become Twitter’s vice-president of media for Europe and Africa and he will be based in Twitter’s Dublin office, which employs more than 200 people.
“He brings experience, passion and a lovely Irish accent!” tweeted Twitter’s vice-president of global media Katie Jacobs Stanton.
Twitter has been my passion for years. Now, it's my job. So excited to join @KatieS and the inspirational Twitter media team.— mark little (@marklittlenews) November 10, 2015
🐥 Ecstatic that @marklittlenews is joining our team as VP, Media - Europe & Africa. He brings experience, passion & a lovely Irish accent!🇮🇪— Katie Jacobs Stanton (@KatieS) November 10, 2015
Thrilled to welcome @marklittlenews to Twitter to lead our Media team in Europe. Enormous hire for the European business and Dublin office!— Stephen McIntyre (@stephenpmc) November 10, 2015
In June, Mr Little left Storyful, the social media news agency he set up, having sold it to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for €18 million in December 2013.
The company announced last month that it will axe 336 jobs, which is approximately 8 per cent of its workforce.