Hotline: Vic Wakeling retiring from Sky

Vic Wakeling, the managing director of sport and news at Sky, is retiring at the end of June.

Wakeling, who leaves after two decades with the company and 15 years as the head of Sky Sports, will be replaced by Barney Francis as the managing director of Sky Sports. Sophie Turner-Laing will assume responsibility for Sky News as the managing director, entertainment and news.