Simon Kelner

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Simon Kelner (born 1957) is a British journalist and newspaper editor.

Kelner was editor-in-chief of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers. He was appointed in May 1998 to succeed Andrew Marr and Rosie Boycott and ended his tenure in 2008. After a stint as Managing Director of the Independent titles he was re-appointed editor in April 2010 by the new owner Alexander Lebedev.

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Kelner won several awards during his employment at The Independent, including Editor of the Year in 2004 and 2010.[1]

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Media offices
Preceded by
Rosie Boycott and Andrew Marr
Editor of The Independent
1998 - 2008
Succeeded by
Roger Alton
Preceded by
Roger Alton
Editor of The Independent
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Chris Blackhurst
Preceded by
New position
Editor of i
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Stefano Hatfield