Independent editor-in-chief Simon Kelner announced on Twitter today that Jemima Khan is joining the Independent and i as associate editor.
Khan generated masses of publicity when she guest edited the New Statesman in April, interviewing Nick Clegg and getting ex-boyfriend Hugh Grant to secretly tape a conversation with a one time News of the World journalist.
She described the experience as "a great C.V." for her new job at the Independent.
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