Media Moves

The Guardian appoints Spencer deputy editor and senior VP, strategy

May 23, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher:

Jane Spencer

Guardian US today announces that deputy editor Jane Spencer will take on additional responsibilities as deputy editor and senior vice president, strategy.

Spencer has been a deputy editor at Guardian US since 2016, and has been a key force behind the Guardian’s success. During her time at the Guardian Spencer has led the U.S. launch of the Guardian’s supporter program, helped build the U.S. philanthropy desk and has led the organization’s U.S. audience development strategy.

In her new role Spencer expands her responsibilities on the U.S. editorial team, guiding editorial projects linked to revenue growth, including the launch of new editorial products, such as newsletters, and overseeing an expanded audience, video and social team. Spencer also will be the lead Guardian US editor responsible for reader revenues, philanthropically funded journalism, digital platform partnerships and research into Guardian US audiences.

Spencer said: “I’m excited to support the Guardian’s next chapter of growth in the U.S. and help drive our wider mission to deliver fearless, independent journalism that deepens our audiences’ understanding of America and the world. We have big ambitions for Guardian US and I look forward to increasing our editorial impact and working closely with the commercial team to build a strong, sustainable business.”

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