Paul Connew

Paul Norman Connew (born 1946) is a British former newspaper editor.

Born in Coventry, Connew attended King Henry VIII Grammar School, an independent school in the city and the LSE. He entered journalism working for the Coventry Evening Telegraph, then moved to the Coventry Express, and then moved to London to work for the Daily Mirror and was the Mirror Group's US Bureau chief until joining the Murdoch organisation in the US before returning to London.[1] He became Deputy Editor of the News of the World before returning to the Mirror as Deputy Editor.[2] He edited the Sunday Mirror for a short period starting in 1994, and subsequently worked as a consultant for Express Newspapers and TalkSport.[3]

Connew was formerly married to television presenter Lowri Turner during which period he became a house husband, but the couple, who have two sons, separated after 10 years in 2002, and divorced in 2004.[4] Connew subsequently worked as Director of Communications for the Sparks charity, and as a judge for the British Press Awards.[5]


  1. "Library A-C"
  2. Nick Cohen "Sex, Di and the Mirror Man", The Independent, 14 November 1993
  3. "Inside Story: The ex-editors' files", The Independent, 9 May 2005
  4. Jackie McGlone, "Would like to meet", The Scotsman, 6 November 2004
  5. He is also a regular media commentator for the BBC, Sky, Al-Jazeera among others and a PR adviser to corporate, celebrity&NGO clients."Paul Connew", Editors Inc.
Media offices
Preceded by
Martin Dunn and Phil Wrack
Deputy Editor of the News of the World
Succeeded by
Phil Hall
Preceded by
Deputy Editor of the Daily Mirror
Succeeded by
Brendon Parsons?
Preceded by
Colin Myler
Editor of the Sunday Mirror
Succeeded by
Tessa Hilton
Preceded by
Rebekah Wade
Deputy Editor of the News of the World?
Succeeded by
Andy Coulson
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