|Full Name Stephen Abell|
Name Stig Abell
Other names Stig
Spouse Nadine Abell
Children Nelly and Teddy
Notable credits The Sun
|Born 9 April 1980 (age 41) (1980-04-09) England|
Occupation Newspaper Editor, journalist, radio presenter
Education Loughborough Grammar School, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Similar Aasmah Mir, Martin Ivens, John Pienaar
Man tells stig abell to shut up
Stephen "Stig" Paul Abell (born 10 April 1980) is an English journalist, newspaper editor and radio presenter.
- Man tells stig abell to shut up
- Lbc presenter stig abell left speechless after this call
Currently editor of The Times Literary Supplement, Abell was previously the managing editor of the UK's Sun newspaper, which post he left at the end of April 2016. He was formerly a fiction reviewer at The Spectator and reviewer at Telegraph Media Group as well as The Times Literary Supplement. In addition to this he is a presenter on LBC Radio.
Lbc presenter stig abell left speechless after this call
In September 2001, Abell joined the Press Complaints Commission as a complaints officer; he completed other roles at the PCC including press officer, assistant director and deputy director before being appointed Director of the PCC on 19 December 2010. In August 2013 Abell joined The Sun as Managing Editor, his role until the end of April 2016.
In March 2014 Abell started co-presenting a show on LBC Radio alongside Sky News television presenter Kay Burley from 8am to 11am on Sundays. Burley was the main presenter while Abell reviewed the papers and added political comment.
From August 2014, the show was co-presented by Abell and LBC's Petrie Hosken. In January 2015, he was given his own show from 8am to 10am on Sundays. From April 2016, Stig moved to the afternoon slot on Sundays of 3pm to 6pm.
In May 2016 Abell took up a new post as the editor of The Times Literary Supplement, succeeding Sir Peter Stothard, who had edited it for the previous 14 years.