Jon Bernstein is an award-winning journalist, editor and digital strategist.

He was deputy editor, then digital director, at the New Statesman; multimedia editor at Channel 4 News; ran the Channel 4 FactCheck website during the 2005 general election; and was editor-in-chief of Directgov, working in the Cabinet Office’s eGovernment Unit.

He began his career in journalism as a technology writer, working as a reporter for PC Week and news editor of Network News before moving on to become a founding member and editor-in-chief of business and technology website, where he led the editorial launches in London, Munich and Paris.

In 2011 he was named Website Editor of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors for  He writes for Press Gazette and the Guardian Media Network.

Jon runs two courses for DigitalFWD:

  • Mastering social media for marcoms
  • Writing for the web: the insider's guide for content marketers


Jon tweets @Jon_Bernstein


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