Tina Weaver

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Tina Weaver (born 1965) is a British journalist and former newspaper editor.

Weaver started her career at the South West News Service, then worked for the Sunday People from 1989 to 1992 before spending a year at the Daily Mirror, then joined Today.[1] In 1994, she was named the Reporter of the Year for exposing Michael Jackson's relationship with young boys in 1994. When Today closed, Weaver moved to the Daily Mirror, and became Deputy Editor in 1998. She also launched and edited the Mirror's Saturday magazine, M.[2]

In 2001, Weaver became Editor of the Sunday Mirror,[2] and in 2008 she was appointed to the Press Complaints Commission.[1] On 30 May 2012 publisher Trinity Mirror announced that Tina Weaver had been made redundant and would leave the company "with immediate effect".[3] On 14 March 2013, Weaver, then seven months pregnant with her second child, and three other former Mirror journalists were arrested by detectives from Scotland Yard's Operation Weeting over alleged phone hacking in 2003-2004.[4]

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Preceded by
Brendon Parsons
Deputy Editor of the Daily Mirror
1997–2001
Succeeded by
Des Kelly
Preceded by
Colin Myler
Editor of the Sunday Mirror
2001–2012
Succeeded by
Lloyd Embley