Digital Editor
The Sun

Keith started in journalism in 1997, through the graduate trainee scheme of a local newspaper group in Kent. Was a reporter there for two years before joining the Press Association as a reporter. From there Keith joined the Evening Standard as a reporter before taking the leap to news editing back at PA on their national and international desk.

Keith joined the Daily Mail in 2002 on the news desk to rise to become the paper's youngest ever News Editor in 2007. He was then promoted to assistant editor with a wider news and production role before moving to digital with MailOnline in 2011.

Keith spent three years in New York with MailOnline as US Managing Editor to help establish it as one of the biggest US digital news brands, where it won widespread domestic recognition for its unrivalled coverage of many of the country's biggest news events. Keith returned to the UK in 2014 to open a global desk for MailOnline before taking on the challenge of The Sun's new free website in January 2016.Since, it has become the UK's largest website and won News Website of the Year in 2018. Recently, the sun launched a New York operation to expand the brand in the US.

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