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Full Name  Stephen Abell
Name  Stig Abell
Other names  Stig
Nationality  British

Ethnicity  English
Spouse  Nadine Abell
Children  Nelly and Teddy
Notable credits  The Sun
Stig Abell The Sun appoints Stephen Abell managing editor BBC News

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


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Stephen "Stig" Paul Abell (born 10 April 1980) is an English journalist, newspaper editor and radio presenter.


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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.

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Lbc presenter stig abell left speechless after this call


Abell was born in Nottingham and educated at Loughborough Grammar School, and went on to graduate with a double first in English from Emmanuel College, Cambridge.


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.


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