Wednesday 8th February | 18:00 | Lecture Theatre King William 315
Chris Blackhurst: Editor of the independent/Standard group of papers: A Journalist’s Perspective on the Rule of Law
Chris Blackhurst is a journalist and former editor of The Independent. Since 2013 he has been Group Content Director of the four titles overseen by Evgeny Lebedev. After studying law Chris Blackhurst worked for a legal magazine and then joined The Sunday Times. In 1990 he became City Editor of the Sunday Express and later assumed the same position with The Independent. He became Deputy Editor of The Independent and in 1998 joined the Daily Express in the same position. From 2002 he edited the City Pages of the Evening Standard, until his appointment as Editor of The Independent in 2011.