Assistant Digital Editor (Operations)
Standard.co.uk

"I'm looking forward to seeing slick and innovative new ways of delivering quality journalism. Digital journalism is developing at an amazing pace - I can't wait to see the new developments that will become industry-standard over the coming months and years."

Neil Hunter is Assistant Digital Editor (Operations) at Standard.co.uk, one of the UK's fastest growing news websites. Having started as a trainee journalist at the Lincolnshire Echo, he has worked at the Evening Standard on digital products for more than 15 years and is responsible for the development and operation of the Standard's website, apps and other digital publishing platforms. Having covered everything from terror attacks to the Olympics, he has helped grow Standard.co.uk's digital audience to more than 15 million UBs a month. Last year, the paper's site was shortlisted for Website of the Year at the Society of Editors’ Press Awards.

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Dietmar Schantin

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Iain Hepburn

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Jo Morrell

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Maggie Hitchins

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Megan Lucero

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