James Stagg

Editor, The Caterer

James Stagg became an integral part of The Caterer family in 2010 when he was appointed to the role of content editor, leading a team of dedicated journalists covering a diverse spectrum, including hotels, restaurants, catering, pubs, and bars.

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In 2015, following the acquisition of The Caterer by Jacobs Media, landed the role of deputy editor, playing a pivotal part in the successful revamp of The Caterer's website and digital subscription offering.

Since 2020, James has been steering The Caterer brand across print, online, and an array of events that include The Cateys, Caterer Summits, Acorn Awards, Product Excellence Awards, and the UK Sommelier of the Year competition.

Boasting two decades of experience in print and digital communications, James's career path includes notable roles in the construction trade press. Before joining The Caterer, he served as the deputy editor of Contract Journal, where he not only oversaw content development to inform construction firms but also played a key role in enhancing the title's contract publishing offerings.

An expert in his field, there is no doubt that James’ career has shaped the narrative at play in the world of hospitality and events.