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The New York Post Group has found its next editor-in-chief in London.
Publisher News Corp. announced Tuesday that Keith Poole, currently runner-up on British tabloid The Sun (also part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.), has been named editor-in-chief of the New York Post Group and will initially move to his new role in early March.
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He will oversee print, digital and post studios. Stephen Lynch, currently Editor-in-Chief for Print, and Michelle Gotthelf, Head of Digital, both report to Poole, News Corp.
“Keith Poole is the ideal professional to lead the expansion of the Post, whose financial fortune has changed over the past two years. The Post has distinguished itself with bold and principled journalism in times of malaise and myopia in the media, ”said Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp.
Poole added, “I have always admired the bold and bold journalism of the New York Post, and now to be part of this legendary organization is a dream come true for a journalist like me.”
In February 2020, he was named associate editor of The Sun after previously serving as its digital editor. Before that, he worked for the Daily Mail for more than a dozen years, including as managing editor of MailOnline in New York.
Separately, the company announced that Col Allan, a senior advisor and former editor-in-chief of the Post, will be retiring in early March. He’s been instrumental in reporting since 2019 in the run-up to the presidential election and in a statement Thomson referred to as him “The Editor’s Lady Nellie Melba,” referring to the legendary Australian opera soprano of the early 20th century.
According to News Corp. In September, the New York Post’s digital network traffic rose 35 percent year-on-year to 144 million unique users, while the Post’s advertising revenue rose 6 percent.
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