The Guardian Strengthens Newsletter Team With New Editorial Appointments | Press Releases


The Guardian today announced three new appointments to its newsletter editorial team as part of an ongoing update of its newsletter offering.

Archie bland will become editor-in-chief of the daily newsletter, responsible for the writing and production of the daily Guardian newsletter. Most recently, Archie was executive co-producer of the Guardian’s flagship daily news podcast. Today in focus, and was a senior reporter and editor at The Guardian for seven years.

Hannah j davies has been appointed associate editor, newsletters and will work across the Guardian’s entire newsletter portfolio, overseeing both content and development. Hannah has been the deputy editor of the Guardian for television for two years.

Craille Maguire Gillies also joined as editor of the newsletter production, helping to improve curation and design. Craille worked in production for the Guardian’s culture office through news and features. Charlie lindlar, previously an opinion writer for the Huffington Post, will serve as the newsletter’s production editor until Craille returns from maternity leave.

Archie takes on his new role early next year, while the Associate Editor, Newsletters, and Editor-in-Chief of Newsletters Production are already in place.

The Guardian is currently updating its suite of newsletters to make them more engaging and easier to discover for readers, with updated designs and new formats.

The Guardian has already launched TechScape, a weekly newsletter from UK Guardian technical editor Alex Hern; Inside Saturday, a behind-the-scenes look at the Guardian’s all-new Saturday magazine every weekend; The Guide, an irreverent take on pop culture every Friday; and Down to Earth, a weekly environmental newsletter from the Guardian’s top climate crisis correspondents.

A new video game newsletter, Pushing Buttons, will also launch later this month, written by Guardian video game publisher Keza MacDonald.

Katharine Viner, Editor-in-Chief, Guardian News & Media says:

“Newsletters are currently a top editorial priority and play an important role in deepening readers’ engagement with Guardian journalism. These new editorial appointments reflect our continued investment in the newsletter team, and I look forward to seeing what they produce in 2022.

Toby Moses, Head of Newsletters, Guardian News & Media says:

“I am delighted to bring together such a talented team to create a new portfolio of original and written newsletters that The Guardian can be proud of. It is a collaborative effort across the company – from products and engineering, marketing and reader revenue to our global colleagues in the United States and Australia – as we expand our newsletter capabilities to provide readers with quality content and new ways to interact with The Guardian. “

Archie Bland, Editor-in-Chief, Daily Newsletter, Guardian News & Media says:

“I am delighted to be joining the newsletter team to write and develop the daily Guardian newsletter. We aim to make this an indispensable part of our readers’ morning routines, combining the authority and sweeping of the best journalism from The Guardian with the pleasures of an email from a knowledgeable friend. I am excited to begin.


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About Guardian News & Media

Guardian News & Media (GNM) publishes, one of the world’s leading English-language news sites. Traffic from outside the UK now accounts for around two-thirds of the Guardian’s total digital audience. In the UK, GNM publishes the Guardian newspaper six days a week, first published in 1821, and the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper, The Observer.


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