GQ awards: Simon Kelner is Editor of the Year

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The Independent Online

Simon Kelner, the editor-in-chief of The Independent, has been named Newspaper Editor of the Year at GQ magazine's Men of the Year awards.

It is the second time he has received the accolade, having won it in 2004. Other winners included David Cameron (Best Politician) and Heston Blumenthal (Chef of the Year).

Mr Kelner was reappointed as editor this year when Alexander Lebedev bought the paper.