Michael John WILLIAMS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-07-23
Education William Ellis Sch London, Univ of Liverpool (BA)
Books & Publications British Society (1984), Britain Now Quiz (1985), Society Today (1986), On the Slow Train (2010), On the Slow Train Again (2011), Steaming to Victory (2013), The Future of Quality News Journalism (ed with Peter Anderson 2014), The Trains Now Departed (2015)
Recreations riding the great trains of the world, exploring Baroque churches
Clubs
Style Michael Williams, Esq
Career graduate trainee Liverpool Daily Post & Echo 1970-73, features sub ed and news sub ed Birmingham Evening Mail 1973-75, home news sub ed The Times 1975-78, asst to editorial dir Thames & Hudson Book Publishers 1978-79; New Society magazine: diary ed and feature writer 1979-84, dep ed 1984-86; features ed Today newspaper 1986; The Sunday Times: dep news ed 1986-87, news ed 1987-89, asst ed (news) 1989-90, managing ed (news) 1990-92, managing ed (features) 1993-94; The Independent: exec news ed 1994-96, exec ed 1996-99; dep ed Independent on Sunday 1999-2007, readers' ed The Independent 2007-09, sr lectr School of Journalism Univ of Central Lancs 2008-
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