Haley, Sir William (John)

born May 24, 1901, Jersey, Channel Islands
died Sept. 6, 1987, Jersey

English journalist and editor.

Haley began to study journalism in 1918 and joined the staff of the Manchester Evening News in 1922. He held the post of director of the Manchester Guardian and Evening News before becoming director general of the BBC (1944–52) and then editor of The Times of London (1952–66), the most important and influential position in British journalism.

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