Amol Rajan to be editor of the Independent

Oly Duff will edit the <em>i</em>.

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Owner of the Independent Evgeny Lebedev has revealed new editors for both the Independent and i.

Former Independent Voices editor Amol Rajan will take charge of the Independent while executive editor Oly Duff has been made editor of the i.

Last month Lisa Markwell was made editor of the Independent on Sunday.

Chris Blackhurst replaced Simon Kelner as editor of the Independent in July 2011. In April last year he was promoted to group editorial director of the Evening Standard and Independent newspapers.

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