Media luminaries feature highly in power 1,000 list

Sky boss Jeremy Darroch, Simon Cowell, Daily Mail boss Paul Dacre and Independent owners Alexander and Evgeny Lebedev are among a number of media luminaries in the London Evening Standard's Power 1,000.

Evening Standard: unveils power 1,000 list
Evening Standard: unveils power 1,000 list

The event was toasted last night at a glitzy event in London's Covent Garden, attended by Ken Livingstone, a number of newspapers editors and MPs.

The full list of media luminaries in the top 1,000 list

  • Jeremy Darroch, Sky chief executive.
  • Helen Boaden, BBC, director of news.
  • Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief, the Guardian
  • Richard Desmond, chairman, Northern & Shell.
  • Mark Thompson, BBC, director-general.
  • Paul Dacre, Daily Mail, editor-in-chief
  • Lord Rothemere, Daily Mail & General Trust, chairman
  • Simon Cowell, TV impresario
  • Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation, CEO
  • Tom Mockridge, News International, CEO.
  • Elisabeth Murdoch, Shine, CEO
  • James Murdoch, News Corp, deputy chief operating officer
  • Adam Crozier, ITV, CEO
  • Lord Patten, BBC Trust, chairman
  • Danny Cohen, BBC 1, controller
  • Alexander Lebedev & Evgeny Lebedev, Evening Standard and The Independent, proprietors
  • David Abraham, Channel 4, CEO
  • Tony Gallagher, Daily Telegraph, editor
  • Peter Fincham ITV, director of television
  • Riz Lateef, BBC London, presenter
  • Ed Richards, Ofcom, CEO
  • John Witherow, The Sunday Times, editor
  • Gwyneth Williams, Radio 4, controller
  • Nick Ferrari, LBC, presenter
  • John Humphrys, Today, presenter
  • Nick Robinson, BBC, political editor
  • James Harding, The Times, editor
  • Jonathan Newhouse, Condé Nast International, chairman
  • Nicholas Coleridge, Condé Nast International, Managing Director
  • Dominic Mohan, The Sun, editor
  • Aidan Barclay, Telegraph Media Group, chairman
  • Richard Wallace, Daily Mirror, editor
  • Chris Blackhurst, The Independent, editor
  • Fraser Nelson, The Spectator, editor
  • Tim Davie, BBC, head of audio & music
  • Ashley Tabor, Global Radio, CEO
  • Sir Simon Jenkins, Evening Standard and Guardian columnist
  • Dylan Jones, GQ, editor
  • Ian Hislop, Private Eye, editor
  • Jeremy Paxman, Newsnight, presenter
  • John Ryley, Sky News, head
  • Lord Fellowes, Screenplay writer
  • Sophie Turner-Laing, Sky, programming boss
  • Nicola Mendelsohn, Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, president
  • Andrew Neil, BBC, political presenter
  • Jefferson Hack, Dazed and Confused, founder
  • Deborah Turness, ITV News, editor
  • Steve Wright, Radio 2, DJ
  • Adam Boulton, Sky News, political editor

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