Chris Blackhurst

Former Editor, The Independent

The ambitious and successful launch of the i newspaper

25th June 2015

Former Editor of The Independent, and City Editor at the Evening Standard for nearly a decade, Chris Blackhurst was promoted to Group Content Editor of the Lebedev’s media group. Now a columnist, TV presenter and writer, in this candid interview he gives us some revealing insights into the start of his career as well as the rapid growth of Evgeny Lebedev’s group, including the ambitious and successful launch of the i newspaper and the challenging early days of London Live.