Katharine Viner Named the First Female Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian

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Viner Photo: Courtesy of The Guardian

This summer, Katharine Viner will take over for Alan Rusbridger as the editor-in-chief of The Guardian, making her the first woman to run the paper in its 194-year history. Viner currently serves as The Guardian’s U.S. editor and helped build the paper’s Australian presence. Rusbridger will take on the role of chairman in 2016.

Katharine Viner to Be New Editor of The Guardian