Emily Sheffield succeeds George Osborne as editor of Evening Standard

6/12/2020 10:43:00 PM

Emily Sheffield succeeds George Osborne as editor of Evening Standard

George Osborne, Evening Standard

Emily Sheffield succeeds George Osborne as editor of Evening Standard

Former deputy editor of Vogue takes the helm at London's leading news title

Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the Evening Standard , the sister title of The Independent , said he was “delighted” to announce her appointment despite a “very tough time” for both the newspaper and the city during coronavirus.Her appointment comes at at a difficult time for the newspaper industry generally and the Standard in particular.to Durham while the country was in peak lockdown.for the latest news & updates 4 The BBC received almost 24,000 complaints about Emily Maitlis' comments during Newsnight Credit: BBC/NewsNight Maitlis criticised Dominic Cummings for allegedly breaking lockdown rules Credit: EPA After an investigation, police found that Mr Cummings' trip did not break lockdown rules.

“We look forward to a bright future with a brilliant new editor who has read, written and breathed the Evening Standard for 20 years,” he said. “I am also very pleased that after more than three years as an outstanding editor, George Osborne will become editor-in-chief. It also halted publication of its weekly magazine, ES. He will continue to champion the Evening Standard and its journalism. Unsworth added: ‘I just want to say though that I think that Newsnight has had an absolutely brilliant journalistic run over this pandemic, and have really been on the stories.” Ms Sheffield, whose sister Samantha is married to the former prime minister David Cameron, paid tribute to Mr Osborne and his team for ensuring the newspaper “was delivered every day during this pandemic”. The London newspaper, which relies on advertising for more than 80% of its revenues, reported losses of £23m over the past two years. Emily Sheffield will take over from George Osborne as Evening Standard editor from July “It is a huge honour for me to take on the editorship,” she said." She also criticised Mr Johnson and other ministers for supporting Mr Cummings.

“The Evening Standard has been a core part of my daily life ever since I moved to London, aged 18, and I spent five formative years with the paper as a young journalist during my twenties, returning two years ago as a columnist under George’s impressive leadership. Topics. ‘As it was, we believe the introduction we broadcast did not meet our standards of due impartiality." She said there were"immense" opportunities in digital news but pledged that the printed edition"will be continuing as a key part of the London landscape.” Daily coronavirus briefing No hype, just the advice and analysis you need Enter your email address .

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So the Evening Standard will still be a Tory rag then. Nepotism. One of the architects of austerity 👎 Nice bit of upper class narrow sphere nepotism. And you wonder why people give up on the media. Where are the chances for BAME people? Working class people? The rich comfortably racist folk with no life experience set the agenda that no one else has in common.

I wonder if he will re-enter the political arena ?. Boris beware..... The Evening Standard is clearly an elitest newspaper, read with this expectation! Let me guess, he’s gone and bagged himself yet another job? Meet the Family. Nice to see someone without any contacts get the job

Emily Sheffield succeeds George Osborne as Evening Standard editorEx-deputy editor of Vogue and David Cameron’s sister-in-law takes over at difficult time for title UK's COVID19 death toll has climbed to 41,481 after 202 new deaths were counted in the 24-hours..... Oh the nepotism of it all. Are there any non-middle class journalists at all? At the Guardian are you all private school and Oxbridge educated with the same guilty-liberal mindset, for example? Or do you actually have some free-thinkers with integrity who work for you? At least she’s a journalist.

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Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the Evening Standard , the sister title of The Independent , said he was “delighted” to announce her appointment despite a “very tough time” for both the newspaper and the city during coronavirus.Her appointment comes at at a difficult time for the newspaper industry generally and the Standard in particular.to Durham while the country was in peak lockdown.for the latest news & updates 4 The BBC received almost 24,000 complaints about Emily Maitlis' comments during Newsnight Credit: BBC/NewsNight Maitlis criticised Dominic Cummings for allegedly breaking lockdown rules Credit: EPA After an investigation, police found that Mr Cummings' trip did not break lockdown rules.

“We look forward to a bright future with a brilliant new editor who has read, written and breathed the Evening Standard for 20 years,” he said. “I am also very pleased that after more than three years as an outstanding editor, George Osborne will become editor-in-chief. It also halted publication of its weekly magazine, ES. He will continue to champion the Evening Standard and its journalism. Unsworth added: ‘I just want to say though that I think that Newsnight has had an absolutely brilliant journalistic run over this pandemic, and have really been on the stories.” Ms Sheffield, whose sister Samantha is married to the former prime minister David Cameron, paid tribute to Mr Osborne and his team for ensuring the newspaper “was delivered every day during this pandemic”. The London newspaper, which relies on advertising for more than 80% of its revenues, reported losses of £23m over the past two years. Emily Sheffield will take over from George Osborne as Evening Standard editor from July “It is a huge honour for me to take on the editorship,” she said." She also criticised Mr Johnson and other ministers for supporting Mr Cummings.

“The Evening Standard has been a core part of my daily life ever since I moved to London, aged 18, and I spent five formative years with the paper as a young journalist during my twenties, returning two years ago as a columnist under George’s impressive leadership. Topics. ‘As it was, we believe the introduction we broadcast did not meet our standards of due impartiality." She said there were"immense" opportunities in digital news but pledged that the printed edition"will be continuing as a key part of the London landscape.” Daily coronavirus briefing No hype, just the advice and analysis you need Enter your email address .