FORA.tv Speaker - George Brock
George Brock is the Saturday Editor of The Times. As the paper's Managing Editor (1997-2004), he was the launch editor of the first compact edition of The Times in late 2003; he converted the Saturday edition to compact format in November 2004.
George was educated at Winchester College and Oxford University, where he took a degree in History. He worked on an evening paper in Yorkshire, and from 1976 to 1981 as a reporter on the Observer. He joined The Times in 1981, and has been a features writer and editor, Opinion Page Editor, Foreign Editor (1987-90), Bureau Chief in Brussels (1991-5) and European Editor (1995-7). He has contributed to newspapers across the world and broadcasts frequently on the BBC.
He is current president of the World Editors Forum (part of the World Association of Newspapers) and sits on the British committee of the International Press Institute. He is a governor of the Anglo-American Ditchley Foundation, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
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