FELICITY Morse has been appointed digital news editor of inews.co.uk, the new website for the i paper that is due to launch next week.

Ms Morse joins the Johnston Press title from BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat, where she was social media editor. She has also held roles at The Huffington Post and The Independent.

The appointment follows the official announcement of i’s new editorial line-up last week.

Ms Morse can be found tweeting at @FelicityMorse