Press release | Newsweek
Newsweek’s Global Editor, Nancy Cooper, today announced the appointment of Christopher Roberts to the new position of Global Publishing Editor. In this role, Roberts will help shape the high-quality journalism that Newsweek has delivered to readers around the world for more than 80 years. He will report directly to Cooper and be responsible for publishing Newsweek news from around the world and maintaining the highest editorial standards. Based in London, he will lead a team of sub-editors located in the US and UK.
“Christopher’s global expertise and track record of successfully managing the various aspects of the modern newsroom made him the ideal candidate for this new role,” said Cooper.
“Newsweek is an iconic news brand, and I’m delighted to be working with its teams in the US and UK, helping them navigate today’s fast-paced news cycle and digital demands. , so that the newsroom and the whole organization can thrive,” Roberts said.
Roberts joins Newsweek from The Times and The Sunday Times, where he most recently served as deputy head of production, helping to lead the transformation from a print-based approach to digital at the helm of a team sub-editors, image editors, website producers and SEO analysts. He has over 15 years of experience editing websites and newspapers for national news agencies in the UK. Before joining the Times in 2015, he worked at the Daily Mail.
Roberts graduated from Oxford University.
His debut date with Newsweek is August 8.
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