Dylan Jones Joins the Evening Standard As New Editor-in-Chief
31 May 2023
This just in, Dylan Jones
has been named as the new editor-in-chief of the London Evening Standard
newspaper. First announced on Twitter by the Standard's co-owner Lord Lebedev, he stated, 'I have always had huge respect and admiration for his work and am excited to see his vision for London's paper come to life as we begin a new and exciting chapter in its 200-year-old history.'
An award-winning editor and international best-seller, Jones is the former editor of i-D, The Face, Arena, GQ, the Observer and the Sunday Times, as well as being a former media columnist and the author of over 20 books.
'I am thrilled to be joining the Evening Standard at such an exciting time in its development. It is an iconic title with a brilliant team, and I'm looking forward to helping steer the brand into its next phase.' - Dylan Jones
Genesis subscribers will be familiar with Jones' work due to his amazing contribution to Paul Weller's Magic: A Journal of Song
, which is now nearing the close of the limited edition with 90% being sold. Signed limited edition book and print sets are currently available from WellerBook.com