Industry Moves: Virgin Media Grabs Ed Eames For Portal Director

Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED) has taken aboard’s editor Dominic Eames to fill the new editorial director role for its languishing web portal, NMA notices; Eames’ LinkedIn profile says he moved in September.
Virgin has been unable to make an attractive online content destination from to match its nifty broadband and TV services – monthly users have crashed 29 percent in the last year to 4.56 million and the site sits eighth amongst UK portals, behind Orange, comScore (NSDQ: SCOR) told paidContent:UK. Bright spots have been its football highlights relationship with Perform and its recent decision to fold its women’s lifestyle section out in to LivingTV’s website. Eames first joined whilst working in film in 2000, staying with the company to be executive editor for certain sections, then editor of the site.