Emma Blain has been appointed Editor of the Church of Ireland Gazette. Emma began her career in journalism with the Sunday Independent and Sunday Independent LIFE magazine and has contributed to many other publications as a freelance journalist, writing for The Herald, IMAGE Business and Irish Tatler among others.
She is also experienced in online communications, having worked as Head of Digital for Fine Gael for many years through various election campaigns.
Educated in Wesley College, and University College Dublin where she obtained her MA in Politics, Emma lives in Dublin and is a member of Taney Parish, Dundrum. As a mother of two small children, and an elected County Councillor, Emma values the importance of community and in connecting our communities throughout the island.
She recognises the historic and important role the Gazette has played in the Church of Ireland and is committed, as Editor, to continue to inform, entertain, engage and connect readers and members of the Church of Ireland through the pages of the monthly magazine.