Ian MacGregor (journalist)

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Ian MacGregor is a British newspaper editor.

MacGregor studied at the University of Edinburgh, where he edited the student newspaper, titled Student.[1] He entered professional journalism at the South West News Service in Bristol. He was then the editor of Metro during 2001, and moved to become Deputy Editor of the Evening Standard at the start of 2002. In 2006, he was appointed Deputy Editor of the Daily Telegraph; the post was initially intended to be held jointly with Will Lewis, but Lewis was then appointed as the paper's editor.[2]

In September 2007, MacGregor was promoted to become Editor of the Sunday Telegraph.[3] In January 2014, he was made the print editor of The Daily Telegraph in an acting capacity,[4] a decision which was made permanent the following month.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Spike", The Scotsman, 6 September 2007
  2. ^ Alex Donohue, "MacGregor appointed joint deputy editor of Daily Telegraph", Brand Republic, 13 July 2006
  3. ^ Dominic Ponsford, "Sunday Telegraph editor Patience Wheatcroft resigns", Press Gazette, 4 September 2007
  4. ^ Fred McConnell "Tony Gallagher exits as Daily Telegraph editor", The Guardian, 21 February 2014
  5. ^ Dominic Ponsford "Seiken's 'transformation of Telegraph Media Group' begins with major editorial shake-up", Press Gazette, 21 February 2014
Media offices
Preceded by
Peter Bowyer?
Deputy Editor of the Evening Standard
2002–2006
Succeeded by
Andrew Bordiss
Preceded by
Neil Darbyshire and Will Lewis
Deputy Editor of the Daily Telegraph
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Tony Gallagher
Preceded by
Patience Wheatcroft
Editor of The Sunday Telegraph
2007–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Tony Gallagher
Editor of the The Daily Telegraph
2014–present
Succeeded by
Chris Evans
(Mon-Fri)
Incumbent
(Saturday)