The Guardian US has promoted Martin Pengelly to breaking news editor.
Recently, he held the post of breaking news and weekend editor.
Pengelly joined The Guardian in 2004 as sub-editor for the paper and website. He then served as a weekend editor for Guardian US. He is also co-founder of Sidford House in New York, a specialist media production company.
He has also held editorial roles at The Independent and The Times.
Pengelly has a B.A. from Durham University and a M.A. from Birkbeck, University of London.