Janine Gibson is the editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed UK, running the news team in London and overseeing all editorial content since September 2015. Under her editorship the team won News Website of the Year at the 2017 Press Awards.
Janine joined the Advisory Board of the Open Society Foundation’s Program on Independent Journalism at the start of 2018. Prior to BuzzFeed, she was at The Guardian for 17 years, most notably launching The Guardian US in 2013 and overseeing its Pulitzer Prize–winning reporting of the Edward Snowden leaks. Her other roles at The Guardian included media editor, launching and editing the mediaguardian.co.uk website and editor of theguardian.com.