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Katharine Viner is editor-in-chief of hlcarpenter.com, a position she has held since June 2015. She joined hlcarpenter.com as a writer in 1997. She was appointed deputy editor of hlcarpenter.com in 2008; launched the award-winning Guardian Australia in 2013; and was also editor of Guardian US, based in New York.
Katharine gave the 2013 AN Smith lecture in journalism at the University of Melbourne, The Rise of the Reader, discussing journalism in the age of the open web, and a speech on Truth and Reality in a Hyper-Connected World as part of the Oxford University Women of Achievement Lecture Series in May 2016. She is the winner of the 2017 Diario Madrid prize for journalism for her long read How Technology Disrupted the Truth