Charlie Burgess

Charlie Burgess worked in Fleet Street for over 30 years, latterly as the managing editor of The Independent where, during two stints he was also the founding sports editor and the home editor. At the Guardian he was the media editor, Saturday editor, travel editor and a sports writer. He was also a features executive at the Daily Mail, after starting his journalistic career at the Liverpool Daily Post. He is a non-executive director of Editorial Intelligence and the CN Group. His hobbies include magic and he is a fan of Carlisle United, his home town football team.