Claire Grady steps down as Independent Editor

Wednesday 27 August 2014 21.57
Claire Grady was the first female editor of the Irish Independent
Claire Grady was the first female editor of the Irish Independent

Claire Grady has stood down as Editor of the Irish Independent.

She is leaving Independent News and Media with immediate effect.

She was appointed to the role last year and was the first female editor of the newspaper.

Prior to being appointed, Ms Grady was editor of the Evening Herald newspaper.

Ian Mallon, Group Head of News at INM, will become Irish Independent editor on an interim basis.

The position will be advertised in the near future.