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Steve Barrett

Editorial Director

Steve Barrett added the remit of editorial director of PRWeek Global to his PRWeek US editor-in-chief duties in November 2015.

He is charged with overseeing the development of the brand’s collaborative, global editorial products, and pursuing opportunities and partnerships aimed at bringing PRWeek to new regions.

In addition to the US, PRWeek also has UK and Asia editions and Steve managed the launch of a fully integrated global online offer in May 2014.

He has been EIC of PRWeek US since April 2010.

PRWeek is the premier global media brand for the communications and PR industries, publishing monthly in print, a weekly online edition, daily online news briefings, weekly sector bulletins, podcasts, video, blogs, and other regular digital content.

Prior to moving from London to New York City to edit PRWeek, Steve edited Media Week in the UK from October 2006 until March 2010. Media Week is part of Haymarket Media Group, the UK’s largest private publishing firm.

Before Media Week, Steve edited Young People Now, a youth sector title in the Haymarket Professional group.

Prior to that, Steve rose from online editor to associate editor of Haymarket’s internet business magazine, Revolution, including covering global online editing duties across the UK, US, and Asia.

Before he entered journalism, Steve was sales and marketing director of digital media agency Brand New Media, whose clients included HJHeinz and Barr Soft Drinks.