NUJ General Secretary biography and information -
Michelle Stanistreet is the elected General Secretary of the National Union of Journalists (UK and Ireland). Michelle worked as a journalist for ten years at the Sunday Express newspaper as feature writer and books editor. Michelle was NUJ mother of the chapel at Express Newspapers, as well as the national representative for newspapers and agencies on the NUJ’s ruling NEC. In 2006 she was elected vice president of the NUJ and in 2007-8 served as the union’s President. Michelle became the first woman in the NUJ’s history to be elected as General Secretary in April 2011 and the first woman Deputy General Secretary elected in 2008.
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