Márton Gergely (40) is lead editor of the domestic news desk of Hungary's largest current affairs weekly HVG. Gergely read History and Journalism in Budapest and Hamburg. He was a contributor of the Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs, and after an internship became a correspondent for the Berlin daily taz, die tageszeitung. He joined the Népszabadság newsroom in 2003. He became lead editor of online in 2008. In 2014 he was appointed deputy editor in chief of the paper, Hungary's most widely read daily. He remained in this post until production ended as a result of a politically-motivated hostile takeover in October 2016.