We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Backbench editorial team.
We had initially advertised for three new editors. However, after a bombardment of applications, we have decided to expand our horizons: appointing five new editors and two reporters.
Thanks must be given to our outgoing editors, Paddy Baker and Ollie Lincoln, who’ve been outstanding in their roles.
Here is the new editorial line-up in full:
Editor-in-Chief - Beth Fisher
Editor - Calum Henderson
Editor - Daniel Clark
Editor - Toby Fountain
Editor - Sam Young
Editor (Reports) - Elena Cotton
Editor (Fake News) - Megan McGowan
Reporter - Mason Boycott-Owen
Reporter - Tom Mitchell
This provides an exciting opportunity for Backbench to roll out new features and to enhance our content.
We have already launched a couple of shiny new sections of the website. The first is a satirical page, Fake News – an alternate universe that is somehow even more bizarre than the real world of politics.
The second is a Reports section, which will provide immersive, original features on domestic and foreign affairs.
In the midst of nonstop political drama, we’ll be covering the crucial developments, and – as always – providing a platform for your views.
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