The Guardian strengthens its 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 renewal of its newsletter offering.

Archie Bland will become editor of the daily bulletin, responsible for writing and producing the Guardian’s daily news bulletin. Most recently, Archie was co-executive producer of the Guardian’s flagship daily news podcast. Today in briefand was a senior reporter and editor at The Guardian for seven years.

Hannah J Davies has been appointed Deputy Editor of Newsletters and will work across the Guardian’s entire newsletter portfolio, overseeing both content and development. Hannah has been deputy editor of the Guardian for two years.

Craille Maguire Gillies also joins as newsletter production editor, helping to improve curation and design. Craille worked in production for the Guardian’s culture desk across news and features. Charlie Lindlarpreviously an opinion editor at the Huffington Post, will serve as the newsletter’s production editor until Craille returns from maternity leave.

Archie steps into his new role early next year, with Deputy Editor, Newsletters and Newsletters Production Editor already in place.

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

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

A new video game newsletter, Pushing Buttons, will also be launched later this month, written by Guardian video game editor Keza MacDonald.

Katharine Viner, Editor, Guardian News & Media says:

“Newsletters are a major editorial priority at the moment 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, well-written newsletters that The Guardian can be proud of. This is a collaborative effort across the company – from product and engineering, marketing and reader revenue, to our global colleagues in the US and Australia – as we expand our capabilities newsletter to provide readers with great content and new ways to engage with the Guardian. ”

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

“I am delighted to join the newsletter team to write and develop The Guardian’s daily news bulletin. We’ll strive to make it an indispensable part of our readers’ morning routine, combining the authority and sweep of The Guardian’s best journalism with the pleasures of an email from a knowledgeable friend. I am excited to begin.


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Notes to Editors

About the Guardian News and Media

Guardian News & Media (GNM) publishes, one of the world’s leading English-language news websites. 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.

Harry L. Blanchard