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Politico Europe names new editorial leadership

November 16, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Jamil Anderlini, Politico Europe’s editor in chief, announced Tuesday a new editorial leadership team which will come into effect in stages over the coming months.

The leadership team will be composed of seven editors, all reporting to Anderlini.

  • Kate Day will be deputy editor in chief. Currently the executive editor, UK, Day joined Politico from the Telegraph and has been instrumental in making Politico a force to be reckoned with in the UK.
  • Laura Greenhalgh will become managing editor. A former Olympic athlete, Greenhalgh joined Politico in 2017 as an assistant policy editor.
  • Christian Oliver will be news editor. Currently overseeing the trade, agriculture and food, and competition coverage, Oliver joined Politico in 2016 and has had a career spanning the globe with postings in London, Seoul, Tehran and Caracas.
  • Andrew Gray will take on the role of politics editorCurrently EU editor, Gray previously spent 15 years as a Reuters correspondent in Germany, Geneva, the Balkans, West Africa, London, Washington and Iraq.
  • Nicholas Vinocur will become policy editor. Vinocur joined Politico Europe among the founding group of journalists as a correspondent in France. Prior to joining the publication, Nicholas was a reporter for Reuters from London, Stockholm and Paris.
  • Marion Solletty will be executive editor, France. Solletty joined Politico in 2017 as a sustainability reporter and oversaw Politico’s expansion into France in 2020.
  • Florian Eder will be executive editor, Germany. Florian is also a founding member of Politico Europe and authored the Brussels Playbook where he pushed the newsletter past the milestone of 100,000 subscribers.

In addition to this group, who will manage operations on a day-to-day basis, the expanded editorial leadership group will include five associate editors who will be involved in major strategic decision-making. They are:

  • Jan Cienski, who will continue to manage the energy, sustainability and mobility teams.
  • Jeanette Minns, who will continue to manage the production team.
  • David Herszenhorn, who will help to develop and bring on younger reporters across the organization.
  • Stephan Faris, who will edit long-form, feature journalism as well as the newspaper.
  • James Randerson who will be driving the newsroom’s product innovation.

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