O’Riordan will join The Times in June after 15 years at Associated Newspapers
O’Riordan commented: “I have long admired The Times’ fantastic writing and analysis and am delighted to be joining a brand which is such an important part of the nation’s heritage yet manages to remain fresh, relevant and a leader of the digital revolution.”
Tony Gallagher, editor of The Times, said: “We are delighted to welcome Maggie to The Times. Her extensive experience and unwavering commitment to journalistic integrity align perfectly with The Times’ core values.
“I have no doubt that Maggie will make a significant contribution to our future success”.