Ted Kessler has been promoted to editor of Q Magazine with immediate effect.
Kessler has been part of the Q Editorial team since 2004 where he started as reviews editor before graduating to features editor and, now, editor.
Prior to his arrival at Q, Kessler was on staff at NME between 1993 and 2003, serving as review editor and features editor. He has also written for many publications, most regularly for The Observer Magazine, and in 2016 devised and edited the book My Old Man (Canongate).
Commenting on the appointment, Phil Alexander, Editor-In-Chief of Bauer’s music portfolio, said: “Ted has been instrumental in the direction of Q, and has worked to deliver some genuinely outstanding issues of the magazine in the last few months. He has a genuine understanding of the crucial role that Q needs to play at the heart of modern music, and he has a distinct view of how the brand should develop further. As the indefatigable Liam Gallagher commented recently ‘There’s only one Ted Kessler!’. A good point, well made - and exactly the reason why Ted is the right man to lead the Q team and the brand ever onwards. As you were…”