Financial Times Names Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson U.S. News Editor

The Financial Times has named Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson its US news editor. Edgecliffe-Johnson has been with the paper for 16 years, most recently as global media editor.

Martin Dickson, FT’s US managing editor, said of the move, “Andrew has been a superb media editor, who has won great respect across the industries he covers. With his history of excellence in reporting, editing and team leadership, he will be a strong and dynamic US news editor.”

Edgecliffe-Johnson is succeeding Gary Silverman. Silverman will remain US deputy managing editor and add US national editor to his role.