Ruth Gledhill joined The Times in 1987 after two years on the Daily Mail and prior to that, serving her indentures on the Birmingham Post and Mail. She is regularly appears on Sky and the BBC, writes a column for the Church of England Newspaper and contributes occasionally to the Tablet and the Jewish Chronicle. Besides writing news stories and features for The Times she writes and edits a blog, Articles of Faith. She has co- authored, written and edited several books. She enjoys speaking at conferences, most recently appearing on the main Jerusalem stage at Greenbelt. She is a visiting lecturer on the journalism course at City University. She is a great user of social media and is on Twitter @ruthiegledhill
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