Julian Kossoff

Award-winning editor and journalist

As a writer he specialised in issues of race, religion and ethnicity, the inner city and social affairs, Israel-Palestine and 20th century history. Recognised as authoritative, bold and iconoclastic, his ability to break media stereotypes helped him to scoop prestigious press awards from the former Commission for Racial Equality and Institute for the Study of Drug Development (now Drugscope).

As a Senior Editor at, a role that put him at the forefront on the 21st century revolution in web journalism, he led its growth to become one of the UK's pre-eminent news websites, helming web coverage of numerous blockbuster events including the MPs' expenses affair, the Arab Spring and the Japanese earthquake. He also wrote an influential blog narrating the contemporary Jewish diaspora experience and stimulated heated debate by challenging the orthodoxies of Zionism and anti-Zionism.

His career in the media began as a reporter at the Jewish Chronicle before roles as a campaigning News Editor at Time Out magazine and as a Fleet Street journalist. A long held interest in international affairs saw him move into the fast-paced arena of TV news working for six years as a News Editor and Senior Producer for the world's largest news agency, Associated Press Television News (APTN).
He remains a dedicated anti-fascist and anti-racist and holds fast to his long-held dream to make a scintilla of difference.