Ellis Short is an American businessman and owner of English Premier League club Sunderland AFC. He was born on October 6, 1960, in Independence, Missouri and currently lives in Dallas, Texas. He has a net worth of an estimated $2bn built up through his career in private equity and hedge-fund management.
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.