The Guardian has revealed a major editorial reshuffle ahead of its expected relaunch in Berliner format next month.
according to one source at the paper, section editors have been told to
prepare for a possible Berliner launch in the second week of September.
The Guardian is holding its summer party on 14 September, leading to
speculation the event could double as a relaunch bash.
foreign editor Nick Hopkins has moved across from the international
desk to be home news editor, replacing Andrew Culf, who has moved over
to be a reporter on sport. Hopkins will be number two under home editor
Hopkins joined The Guardian from the Daily Mail in
1998 and became crime correspondent a year later. He became deputy
foreign editor in 2003.
Elsewhere on the paper, David Munk is
moving from assistant foreign editor to deputy foreign editor, science
correspondent David Adams is becoming environment correspondent and
leader writer Richard Adams has been made deputy comment editor.
Special projects editor Stuart Millar is moving to the backbench of the
subbing team to become assistant duty editor.