Kenneth Donlan

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Kenneth Donlan (1927 or 1928 – 23 May 1994) was a British newspaper editor.

Donlan worked for the Daily Mail for 25 years at their offices in London and Manchester. In 1971 he moved to rival tabloid The Sun where he became news editor. He was briefly editor of the News of the World from 1980 to 1981 before returning to The Sun as managing editor. In 1989 he became the first national newspaper ombudsman in the United Kingdom. Donlan died at the age of 66 in Chislehurst.[1]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Kenneth Donlan". The Independent. 24 May 1994. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
Media offices
Preceded by
Bernard Shrimsley
Editor of the News of the World
Succeeded by
Barry Askew