MyLondon appoints its first Transport Editor

Callum

MyLondon has appointed its first Transport Editor.

Callum Maruis, who joined MyLondon to cover the transport brief a year, has been promoted to the position.

A new transport correspondent will be appointed in due course too.

Callum said: “It’s been a very busy 12 months since I started my first staff position in the journalism world, sharing my love for all things transport with a mainstream audience at the UK’s fastest growing news website.

“I’m so grateful to the Reach plc team for their confidence in me, and support, and for really giving transport (an often overlooked or ‘niche’ topic in general newsrooms) an important place in our editorial coverage.

“I’m proud our audience, reach and profile for transport coverage has grown massively.

“Over the next few months, I’ll be helping lead, refine and improve how we report on transport in London. With the Elizabeth line, TfL funding, e-scooters, Silvertown Tunnel and more, there’s plenty of work, so I look forward to welcoming a new Transport Correspondent soon.”

Since joining MyLondon, Callum has explored his love of public transport in the city, with articles including being the last ever passenger on the London Green Line Commuter Coach, exploring the hype behind the Capital’s newest tube station and looking at why some stations aren’t very well used.

MyLondon launched just over three years ago, and has gone from a team of 10 to a team of over 60, with a journalist for each borough of London.

Latest Ipsos Iris readership data also shows more people in London get local news from MyLondon than from any other news source.

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