Tim Lewis – formerly editor of the Independent’s Sunday Review has been named as the new editor of Observer Sport Monthly and will join the paper in September.
Lewis said: ‘ It is a huge honour to be joining Observer Sport Monthly. The magazine has set new standards in what we expect from sports journalism, and I am looking forward to ensuring that it continues to innovate and surprise.’
Before joining the Independent on Sunday, Lewis was deputy editor of Esquire and before that he was Health and Sports editor of GQ.
Lewis replaces Jason Cowley who is leaving to become the new editor of Granta.