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The Guardian and Observer newspapers and the Guardian website are published by Guardian News & Media (GNM). GNM is the core business of Guardian Media Group (GMG), whose sole shareholder is the Scott Trust. GMG uses a diverse portfolio of investments to deliver the financial security that allows the Scott Trust to achieve its central objective: the editorial independence of the Guardian in perpetuity.
TypePrivate
Founded 1821
HQLondon, GB
Websitetheguardian.com
Employee Ratings3.3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)2,021
Job Openings14
Revenue (FY, 2019)£209.7 M(+6%)

Key People/Management at Guardian News & Media

Richard Kastelein

Richard Kastelein

Contributor
Catherine Murray

Catherine Murray

Director of Digital Operations & Optimisation at Guardian News & Media
Karen Walter

Karen Walter

Talent Acquisition Manager at Guardian News & Media
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Guardian News & Media Office Locations

Guardian News & Media has offices in London, New York and Sydney
London, GB (HQ)
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU
New York, US
222 Broadway 19th Floor
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Guardian News & Media Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1821

Guardian News & Media total Funding

$3 m

Guardian News & Media latest funding size

$3 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago
Guardian News & Media's latest funding round in June 2015 was reported to be $3 m. In total, Guardian News & Media has raised $3 m
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Guardian News & Media Revenue

Guardian News & Media's revenue was reported to be £209.67 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

209.7m

Net income (FY, 2019)

6.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

(7.9m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(10.8m)

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

3.5m
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

135.5m145.0m163.7m176.0m200.6m216.3m208.5m216.3m224.6m229.4m232.7m241.4m259.3m252.1m219.7m196.5m195.1m195.5m208.5m212.5m198.1m197.6m199.3m209.7m

Revenue growth, %

7%13%8%14%8%(4%)4%4%2%1%4%7%(3%)(13%)(11%)(1%)0%7%2%(7%)0%1%

Operating expense total

148.8m156.2m162.8m178.7m200.4m214.5m227.5m222.8m229.4m248.4m252.7m254.8m351.4m307.3m276.3m237.4m252.4m241.3m238.9m239.7m246.2m253.6m220.5m

EBITDA

(4.1m)(82.8m)(46.9m)(46.2m)(30.7m)(44.0m)(31.7m)(25.1m)(22.5m)(41.8m)(50.5m)(7.9m)
Monthly
USDMar, 2018

Net Income

(19.0m)
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

276.0k845.0k1.6m9.7m2.0m10.7m5.2m5.3m6.2m4.3m5.2m4.1m1.6m3.1m1.2m1.6m3.5m

Accounts Receivable

39.8m40.2m30.6m39.3m37.0m35.1m32.8m27.8m23.6m22.6m25.7m24.6m36.8m32.3m29.7m27.9m26.2m

Inventories

159.0k724.0k1.1m1.4m1.2m1.7m1.5m2.0m1.0m1.1m868.0k723.0k498.0k482.0k

Current Assets

3.8m3.9m1.3m2.9m1.5m6.0m52.9m51.7m50.6m70.5m49.9m108.9m72.9m76.9m69.1m89.2m116.6m120.8m142.0m141.1m173.4m162.3m186.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(9.5m)(7.2m)528.0k(2.0m)253.0k(545.0k)(13.9m)(2.3m)1.5m(34.8m)(37.7m)(12.3m)(55.4m)(46.0m)(46.7m)(42.5m)(53.3m)(31.3m)(32.0m)(27.7m)(71.5m)(33.1m)(55.2m)6.5m
GBPY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

103.5k

Financial Leverage

4.8 x
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Guardian News & Media Operating Metrics

Guardian News & Media's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 33.3 m in Apr, 2017. Guardian News & Media's Subscribers was reported to be 800 k in Oct, 2017.
Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Jan, 2018

Digital Page Views

106.70 m

Monthly Unique Users

33.30 m

Subscribers

800 k

Supporters (US)

300 k
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Guardian News & Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Guardian News & Media Blogs

Barton Gellman: ‘The Assange precedent is dangerous’

The US journalist talks about being hacked by intelligence services, his dealings with whistleblower Edward Snowden, and why he loves detective fictionBarton Gellman is an investigative journalist celebrated for his reports on 9/11, former US vice-president Dick Cheney and the surveillance state. He…

How players gave Inbetweeners writers the inside stories for football sitcom

The First Team lampoons the game’s excesses – and much of the insight came from players and club officialsWhen Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, the writers behind the hit schoolboy comedy The Inbetweeners, came up with an idea for a sitcom set in a floundering top-flight football club the inspiration …

'We don't want to give up now': could coronavirus weaken the podcast industry?

Podcasters have adapted during the pandemic, but between changing listener habits and new challenges, there are obstacles to overcomeFearne Cotton recently interviewed Ricky Gervais for her mental health-themed podcast, Happy Place. The conversation was going well enough, until Cotton mentioned that…

Aidan and Howard Barclay break silence over family feud

Brothers accuse uncle of fabricating offers for Ritz hotel and threaten to sueAidan and Howard Barclay have broken their silence in a bitter feud over the family’s business empire, accusing their uncle Sir Frederick Barclay of fabricating blockbuster offers for the family’s Ritz hotel and threatenin…

A hip-hop show rich in songs and stories – podcasts of the week

Mogul delves into music history with in its Mixtapes spinoff. Plus: Alan Cumming takes up the baton from Will Young on the honest, brilliant Homo Sapiens The Mogul MixtapesHosted by Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins, Mogul always delivers the biggest moments in hip-hop, with access to the people who were there…

Justice for directors! The $20m 'Snyder cut' should only be the start

Zack Snyder’s director’s cut of Justice League is going to see the light of day in 2021. Here are other films that should get the same treatmentFor what feels like ages, comic-book fans have been clamouring for the “Snyder cut” of Justice League: the version of the 2017 film intended to be released …
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Guardian News & Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Guardian News & Media founded?

    Guardian News & Media was founded in 1821.

  • Who are Guardian News & Media key executives?

    Guardian News & Media's key executives are Richard Kastelein, Catherine Murray and Karen Walter.

  • How many employees does Guardian News & Media have?

    Guardian News & Media has 2,021 employees.

  • What is Guardian News & Media revenue?

    Latest Guardian News & Media annual revenue is £209.7 m.

  • What is Guardian News & Media revenue per employee?

    Latest Guardian News & Media revenue per employee is £103.7 k.

  • Who are Guardian News & Media competitors?

    Competitors of Guardian News & Media include The Age, Du Beat and DMG Media.

  • Where is Guardian News & Media headquarters?

    Guardian News & Media headquarters is located at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, London.

  • Where are Guardian News & Media offices?

    Guardian News & Media has offices in London, New York and Sydney.

  • How many offices does Guardian News & Media have?

    Guardian News & Media has 3 offices.