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Lester Holloway

Lester John Holloway (born July 22, 1970 in Shepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom) is a British journalist and editor.

He began his media career as a reporter for Eastern Eye, which was published by Ethnic Media Group, in 1999. He later became News Editor at The Voice, and then Editor at the news website Black Information Link, published by The 1990 Trust.

He was editor of the [2].

Prior to journalism, Holloway was a local authority councillor (Labour Party) in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, between 1994 and 1998, representing the College Park and Old Oak Ward. He left the Labour Party in 2000 after nine years, and is now a member of the Liberal Democrats. He currently lives in Sutton, Surrey.

Lester is the current Secretary to the Ethnic Minority Liberal Democrats, that exists to develop the education, participation and representation of ethnic minorities within the party.

In 1987, he won the Radio4/YMCA Best of British Youth Award for his campaign to save an area of natural important called 'Scrubs Wood Wormwood Scrubs.

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External links

  • Ian Burrell, Lester Holloway: 'Victim stories have had their day in black papers', The Independent, May 5, 2008
  • Lester Holloway profile at The Guardian


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