Senior editor, Diversity, and Development
Joseph Harker is Senior Editor, Diversity, and Development at The Guardian. He is also a columnist and former Deputy Opinion Editor. For 20 years, Joseph has run the Guardian's Positive Action Scheme, which offers enhanced work experience to aspiring journalists who are ethnic-minority or have a disability: many have gone on to have successful media careers. Before joining the Guardian, Joseph was Editor and Publisher of the weekly newspaper Black Briton, and prior to that he was Assistant Editor at The Voice.