Ascot Racecourse has promoted Ashley Morton-Hunte to corporate and racing comms manager.
Previously, Morton-Hunte was press officer at the business, having first joined the racecourse in 2013.
Before that, she held PR and marketing positions at a number of brands.
In her new role, she will report to Nick Smith, director of racing and comms.
Smith said: “Over recent years, Ashley has emerged as one of the most high-profile and knowledgeable media professionals in the horse racing world. As Ascot’s operations continue to grow, it is vital that we develop, nurture and retain talent within the organisation. I look forward to working with Ashley for many years to come.”