Katharine Viner Biography
Katharine Viner is a British playwright and journalist who has been the editor-in-chief of The Guardian since June 2015. She was previously the Guardian’s web operations director in the United States and Australia before becoming the magazine’s first female editor-in-chief. She previously worked as a features writer for The Sunday Times before joining the Guardian.
Katharine Viner Age
Katharine Viner was born in Yorkshire, England, on January 4, 1971. She is 51 years old.
Katharine Viner Height
Katharine’s height is 5 ft 8 in/1.73m tall.
Katharine Viner Family
Katharine is from Yorkshire, England. Her parents were both teachers. Furthermore, her paternal grandfather, Vic, was a skilled sailor who participated in the Dunkirk evacuation.
Katharine Viner Husband
Katharine was previously involved with Adrian Chiles. Her boyfriend is a broadcaster and Guardian columnist. Furthermore, Chiles was previously married to Jane Garvey, the presenter of Woman Hour. In addition, her boyfriend converted to Catholicism at the age of 39.
Katharine Viner Education
Katharine graduated from Ripon Grammar School in North Yorkshire in 1989, where she was the Head Girl. She wrote her first article for the Guardian while living in Ripon in 1987. She was also a member of the Anti-Apartheid Movement and Youth CND while in high school. She went on to study English at Pembroke College, Oxford, after graduating from Ripon.
Katharine Viner Salary
Katharine annually pockets a salary of $120,000.
Katharine Viner Net Worth
Katharine’s approximated net worth of $3 million.
Katharine Viner Career
Katherine took over as editor-in-chief of The Guardian on June 1, 2015. She was the deputy editor of Guardian News & Media before becoming the editor-in-chief. She was also working in New York City as the new head of The Guardian’s American website in the United States.
While serving in this capacity, GuardianUs’ coverage expanded from a narrow range of subjects to a broad range of subjects in areas such as sports and arts. She also increased the Guardian’s staff in the United States.
Prior to moving to New York, Katharine was in charge of a new Guardian digital edition in Sydney, Australia. She also began her career at the Guardian in 1997 as an editor of the Saturday Weekend supplement.
Furthermore, she also worked as a features editor in 2006 before assuming the role of a deputy editor in 2008. Between 2008 to 2012, she was the editor of the Saturday edition of The Guardian. She also worked as a commissioning editor and writer at The Sunday Times. Before serving for the Sunday Times, she was a features assistant for Cosmopolitan.