Geordie Greig steps down as Daily Mail editor

Elvera Bartels

The editor of the Daily Mail, Geordie Greig, is stepping down immediately after just over three yrs in the position.

He will be changed by Ted Verity, the editor of Mail on Sunday, who will oversee each titles.

Mr Greig succeeded Paul Dacre in September 2018 and experienced edited the Sunday title for seven yrs before that. He will grow to be advisor editor.

Lord Rothermere, the chairman of DMGT, mentioned the Daily Mail experienced grow to be the UK’s major-marketing newspaper through Mr Greig’s tenure.

“Geordie has been an remarkable editor of the Daily Mail and, before that the Mail on Sunday, and I thank him for his contribution over the final decade,” he mentioned.

Mr Grieg mentioned: “I am grateful to Lord Rothermere for 10 remarkable yrs as editor of his newspapers. I thank anyone who has labored with me my colleagues have been heroic and inspiring. 

“I wish my successor Ted Verity very good luck and also ongoing good fortune to the Mail. I seem forward to new opportunities in advance and will convey the greatest of what I learnt from my yrs at the Mail, which I initial joined in 1983 as its most junior reporter on the graveyard shift.” 

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