Victoria Newton was appointed editor-in-chief of The Sun in February 2020. An award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience in the industry, she is responsible for managing the team creating the biggest and most popular newsbrand in the UK.
Graduating from University of Cambridge with a degree in Politics, Victoria started her career as a graduate trainee on The Daily Express before joining The Sun in 1998, and has since held a variety of roles. In 1999, she was LA correspondent and, in 2003, became editor of the Bizarre column. Victoria held this position for four years, before being appointed head of features in 2007, and after an 18 month spell at the News of The World as deputy editor, between 2009 and 2011, she re-joined The Sun as Saturday editor, before becoming editor of The Sun on Sunday.