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Stephen Rae

Stephen Rae

Group Editor in Chief, INM, Ireland

Stephen Rae is Group Editor in Chief of INM, Ireland’s largest media group. INM is the market leader in online news and in the daily, Sunday and regional newspaper sectors. Stephen has led the group’s online transition, building a seven-day Platform Neutral newsroom, which has made Independent.ie the largest and fastest growing news source in Ireland. He designed the central editorial hub which produces journalism for all of the group’s news, sport and entertainment platforms – both online and print. More recently, INM has introduced “write-to-fit” on its newspaper titles, eliminating the need for subbing and leading to considerable savings. Before his current role, Stephen served as editor of the Irish Independent and Evening Herald. Stephen is a qualified barrister-at-law and criminologist.

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