Chris Michael

editor Guardian Seascape

Chris Michael is a global news and special series editor based in London. He was editor of Guardian Cities, a pioneering urban journalism desk that ran for six years and won multiple Press Awards and Foreign Press Association Awards. Since 2020 he has run the Guardian's Seascape series, about threats to the global ocean, and worked as a commissioning editor for international news, most recently focusing on the US. He also created and hosts Reverberate, an original Guardian podcast series about moments when music shaped world events.

Before joining the Guardian in 2008 he was a reporter for the National Post in Toronto, the International New York Times in Tokyo and the Independent in London. He was recently shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain's Social Evils for his exclusive reporting with Harriet Grant on segregated playgrounds, and he is currently writing a book about concrete.

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