The Independent’s Rey-Millet departs for new role

Laurène Rey-Millet has joined Breaking Media Limited as a video editor for Football Insider. Recently, she was a video audience editor at The Independent. Previously, Rey-Millet held the posts of freelance video journalist and video desk journalist at MailOnline. Rey-Millet has a B.A. from Queen Mary, University of London and an M.A. from City, University […]

Davis swaps Evening Standard for the Independent

Barney Davis, a reporter at The Evening Standard, has left after more than seven years to join The Independent. Prior to joining the Evening Standard, Davis was a showbiz and entertainment reporter at Reach plc. Previously, he also reported for Newsquest. Davis is based in London and is an NCTJ-qualified journalist. You can congratulate Davis […]

The Independent hires Middleton as senior reporter

Joe Middleton has joined The Independent as a senior reporter. He wrote on X/Twitter: “Please get in touch with things you think we should be covering, story ideas, or if you fancy catching up with a coffee.” Since October 2020, Middleton had been freelancing. Before that, he was a news reporter at MailOnline, where he […]

The Independent hires Clements as deputy voices editor

Paul Clements has joined The Independent as a deputy voices editor on the comment desk. Recently, he was a commissioning at UnHerd. Previously, Clements worked as an associate features editor and then acting features editor at The Mail on Sunday. He also worked at The Telegraph for 15 years, where he held the posts of […]

Ross joins The Independent as senior reporter

Online national title The Independent has hired Alex Ross as senior reporter. Recently, he was editor of National World’s BristolWorld, which he launched in 2021. Ross said: “Getting the opportunity to launch a news website in my home city was a dream come true and I’m so proud of what my team has achieved in […]

The Independent names Broughton CEO

The Independent has appointed Christian Broughton as CEO. He will begin on Oct. 1 and will lead the title to the next stage of growth and diversification. Commenting on his new role, Broughton said: “It is a great honour to be taking on this role for the next chapter of The Independent’s remarkable growth story […]

The Independent appoints Murray U.S. culture news editor

The Independent has promoted Tom Murray to U.S. culture news editor. Recently, he served as senior U.S. culture reporter. Prior to joining The Independent, Murray was at Insider, where he worked for more than five years. There, he held the posts of social and syndication fellow, associate social media editor, lifestyle reporter, associate lifestyle editor, […]

The Independent seeks a picture editor

Role purpose: To provide top-quality live news images and eye-catching composites to draw readers to our articles, as well as working with our production team to ensure our Daily Edition has the best possible imagery. The team: The Independent’s picture desk plays a crucial role in the award-winning editorial team, giving our readers high-quality coverage […]

The Independent hires Saqib as news feature writer

Faiza Saqib has joined The Independent as a news feature writer. Recently, she was a reporter at Sky News. Previously, Saqib worked at The Independent from April 2021 to November 2022, holding the posts of junior audience editor and assistant audience editor. She also contributed to Middle East Monitor, the student affinity network UNiDAYS and […]

The Independent taps Miller to serve as lifestyle reporter

The Independent has hired Brittany Miller as a lifestyle reporter. She joins from her freelance post as news reporter at The US Sun. Miller interned at and The New York Post. She held the posts of copy editor, lifestyle editor and managing editor at Globalists, a Syracuse University publication that aims to give students […]