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Memorial plaque for Jim Gillespie next to candle

Memorial: Jim Gillespie

Wednesday 29th September at 3:00 pm

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A service of thanksgiving for the life of Jim Gillespie, campaigning journalist, editor and writer, who died on 25th October, 2019.

Gillespie held high level positions in national newspapers, including Editor of The Mail on Sunday’s Review, Features and Comment Editor of The Daily Mail and Night Editor of The Independent.

More recently, he had written for The Sunday Times and The Daily Express and authored a non-fiction World War II book. Passionate about newspapers and optimistic about the future of journalism, he often mentored young reporters starting out in the industry.

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