Martin Dunn

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Martin Dunn (born 26 January 1955) is a British journalist and former newspaper editor.[1]

Dunn attended Dudley Grammar School, then started his journalistic career on the Dudley Herald. In 1977, he moved to the Birmingham Evening Mail, then the Birmingham Post, and the Daily Mail. After a period as a freelance, he joined The Sun in 1983, as the papers' New York correspondent. In 1988, he became the Deputy Editor of the News of the World, and the following year, Deputy Editor of The Sun.

He left the News International group in 1991 to take up a post as Editor of Today, where he spent two years, before moving to become Editor of the Boston Herald, and almost immediately Editor-in-Chief of the New York Daily News. In 1996, he moved on to Channel One Television, then worked for DMG New Media and DMG Front of Mind. In 2003, he again became Editor-in-Chief of the New York Daily News,[2] leaving in 2010 after his wife, Debbie Hickman, had become ill with cancer.[3] Hickman died in January 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b Roy Greenslade "Martin Dunn's wife dies of cancer", (Greenslade blog), 12 January 2014
  2. ^ "DUNN, Martin", Who's Who
  3. ^ Roy Greenslade "Martin Dunn leaves New York Daily News", (Greenslade blog), 21 July 2010
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Phil Wrack
Deputy Editor of the News of the World
with Phil Wrack
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Paul Connew
Preceded by
Wendy Henry
Deputy Editor of The Sun
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Stuart Higgins
Preceded by
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Editor of Today
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