Editor, City AM
The City AM editor weighs in on the transition from PR to running a daily newspaper
Christian raised eyebrows when appointed Editor of City AM, joining the paper aged 28 with no prior senior editorial experience. In this in-depth interview, he reveals how he was unexpectedly offered the job over dinner with the founders; describes the transition from PR and public affairs to journalism; discusses the initial challenges he faced and his approach to editing; defends giving advertisers the ability to publish directly to their website, and speculates about building on the success of the paper by expanding into new territories.
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