Steve Usher lines up his high-profile supporters for Journalist gig - Press Gazette

Steve Usher lines up his high-profile supporters for Journalist gig

Journalist editor contender Steve Usher counts Francis Wheen, former NUJ deputy general secretary John Fray and NUJ national newspapers organiser Barry Fitzpatrick among his supporters in the race to be Journalist editor.

Here’s the list of supporters he’s emailed in to Press Gazette:

Aidan White, General Secretary, International Federation of Journalists; Barry Fitzpatrick, NUJ Head of Publishing; John Fray, former NUJ Deputy General Secretary; Pierre Vicary, NEC London member and Secretary BBC World Service Branch; John Barsby, NEC member East Anglia; Ray King, NEC elect representative for Newspapers and Agencies; Chris Howe, FoC The Telegraph; Michael Roddy, FoC Reuters; Francis Wheen, Writer and broadcaster; Richard Wray, Communications Editor, The Guardian; Lena Calvert,Equality Organiser, NUJ; Hélène Mulholland,Public policy correspondent, The Guardian; Simon Rocker, FoC Jewish Chronicle;Brian Williams, FoC The Guardian; Rachel Baird, Christian Aid; Simon Hinde,; Frank Prenesti, former FoC Thomson Reuters; Andy Bruce, Economics sub-editor, Reuters; Robin Gibson, Racing Post; Suzanne Roberts, Johnston Press Peterborough, former MoC Spalding Guardian; Pan Pylas, Associated Press; Jon Hopkins, Stefano Ambrogi, Maytaal Angel, Jessica Mortimer, Toby Chopra, Simon Jessop, Thomson Reuters; Haoyu Zhang, NEC SE England member, Chair of BBC WS Branch and FoC, BBC Chinese Chapel; Michael Workman, Chair BBC World Service Branch, FoC Bush House News & Current Affairs Chapel; Nahed Abouzeid, FoC BBC Arabic Chapel; Tory Blair, Full-time BBC Secondee (lay official); Olex Hyrb, FoC BBC Ukrainian Chapel; Anna Mainwaring, MoC BBC TV News Channel; Nina Killen,MoC Express Newspapers Broughton; Emma Herring, Former NEC member, Newsletter Editor and Branch Secretary of London Press and PR Branch; Steve Miller,Head of Journalism Courses at UCA Farnham, formerly Head of Publications at Amicus/Unite; Ferne Arfin, National Co-ordinator, Writers In Prison Network/NUJ Pathways to Journalism; Bill Bowder,FoC Church Times; Sarah Chambers, MoC Archant Ipswich; Keith Webster, Daily Mirror; John Carey, Press officer, Cambridge CC; Jeff Apter, Paris Branch/NEC member elect Continental Europe; Kevin Moore,Secretary, Dublin Newspapers’ Branch, former FoC of Independent News and Media;Peta Van den Bergh-Steel, former NUJ Freelance Officer; Michael Cronin,Member of Honour, former FoC, Irish Press Group; Brendan Foley, former Chair, Press and PR Branch; Simon Coss, NEC Member, Continental Europe.



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