Ref NoOHP/43
TitleNikki Knewstub
Date7 June 2001
Extent1 minidisc, 1 cd, 2 AIFF files (292.9 MB)
Creator NameKnewstub; Helen; journalist
DescriptionInterview with Nikki Knewstub, journalist for the Guardian and the Observer. Conducted by Yvonne Singh on 7 June 2001.

Summary contents of interview (with rough timings):

Disc 1:
Track 1

Track 2
00.20 Trained and worked in Australia
01.10 Came to Fleet Street and got job with the Press Association
01.50 Mary Stott and the Guardian's women's page
02.15 Trial at the Guardian as sub-editor
02.30 Why she came to England
03.30 Not interested in women's pages in general
04.00 Relative youth of Guardian contemporaries
05.10 Wanted to work at the Guardian even as a sub-editor
06.15 Describes mixture of 'young guns' and 'old boys' when she started
07.30 Discusses sub-editing
09.20 Effect of new technology on journalists

11.55 More women coming into the Guardian
12.30 Alastair Hetherington
13.00 Marriage, family life and work
18.45 General reporter in the newsroom
20.10 Discusses Guardian editors

21.00 Guardian ethos
22.00 Time at the Independent
22.30 Andrew Marr
23.10 On newsdesk part-time and Observer and doing degree
24.30 Return to Guardian and Observer after Independent stint
26.30 On the character of The Observer
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess to recording via GNM Digital Repository
FormatElectronic record
CD recording
Minidisc recording
CopyrightGuardian News & Media Ltd and Nikki Knewstub

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