Ian MacGregor (journalist)

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Ian MacGregor is a British journalist. He is a former editor of The Sunday Telegraph, now in an 'Emeritus' role.[1]

MacGregor studied at the University of Edinburgh, where he edited the student newspaper, titled The Student.[2] He entered professional journalism in 1986 at the Southern Evening Echo in Southampton, along with Tony Gallagher, later editor of the Daily Telegraph and The Sun. MacGregor joined South West News Service in Bristol in 1988. 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.[3]

In September 2007, MacGregor was promoted to become Editor of The Sunday Telegraph.[4] He moved to an "Editor Emeritus" post in April 2017, and was replaced as editor by Allister Heath. His new role is intended to be as a coordinator between the commercial and editorial sides of the operation [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mayhew, Freddy (13 April 2017). "Allister Heath appointed new Sunday Telegraph editor as Ian MacGregor takes on 'emeritus' role". Press Gazette. Retrieved 13 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Spike", The Scotsman, 6 September 2007
  3. ^ Alex Donohue, "MacGregor appointed joint deputy editor of Daily Telegraph", Brand Republic, 13 July 2006
  4. ^ Dominic Ponsford, "Sunday Telegraph editor Patience Wheatcroft resigns", Press Gazette, 4 September 2007
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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
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Preceded by
Tony Gallagher
Editor of The Sunday Telegraph
2014–present
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Chris Evans
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