Editors

Mike Pentelow (1946-2020) – editor and features editor. Mike moved to Fitzrovia in the early 1970s, from Essex where he was a trainee journalist on the Thurrock Gazette. He has worked as a sports writer and industrial correspondent. Since 1989 he has been a reporter for the Transport and General Workers Union Magazine. He is the author of Characters of Fitzrovia (co-written with Marsha Rowe); A Pub Crawl Through History: The Ultimate Boozers’ Who’s Who (co-written with Peter Arkell); and Freedom Pass London (co-written with Peter Arkell).

Linus Rees – editor and website editor. Linus has lived in Fitzrovia since 1992. He is a graduate of politics and sociology. He edits this website and tweets.

Pete Whyatt – editor and print editor. Pete has lived in Fitzrovia since the mid 1980s. He is a musician and a connoisseur of good food.

Brian Jarman – writer and sub-editor. Brian began his journalistic career on The South Wales Argus as reporter and chief feature writer.  He then worked for the BBC for 22 years, mainly at the World Service making current affairs programmes.  He’s now writing novels, and has lived in Fitzrovia for fourteen years.

Clive Jennings – arts editor. Clive Jennings, aka Fitzrovia Flaneur, has lived and worked in Fitzrovia for over 18 years, including galleries in Goodge Place and Conway Street. A Fine Arts graduate, he deals in contemporary art, and is founder and director of The National Print Gallery (www.nationalprintgallery.com). He organised The Contemporary Print Show at the Barbican, and has written for Art Review and Printmaking Today.

Janet Gauld – associate editor. Janet has lived in Fitzrovia since the 1960s and is a member of the Charlotte Street Association committee.

Barb Jacobson – associate editor. Barb was born in the United States and now lives in Finsbury with her son. She is active in the campaign to Save Finsbury Health Centre. She is a community development worker for the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association’s Older Fitzrovia project.

Jennifer Kavanagh – associate editor. Jennifer is an author and former literary agent. She also works with microcredit programmes in Africa and facilitates conflict resolution workshops for Alternatives to Violence (AVP), both in prison and in the community. She has her own website o-of-home.co.uk

You can contact the editors on our contact page.