Newsquest appoints Sheehan digital reporter

Rory Sheehan, a local democracy reporter for Newsquest North Wales, has taken on the role of digital reporter for its title Chester Standard. Sheehan has also reported for Newsquest title Wrexham/Flintshire Leader. At the County Times, also a Newsquest title. he held the posts of chief reporter, audience and content editor, and journalist. You can […]

Adams departs Newsquest for BBC News

Lewis Adams will join BBC News to cover the East of England and Essex. Recently, Adams worked as a court and crime reporter for Newsquest’s Colchester Gazette. He also served as a multimedia reporter for Newsquest’s Colchester Gazette, Harwich & Manningtree Standard and Clacton & Frinton Gazette. He previously worked with The Sun and ITV. […]

Sanderson joins Scottish paper The Herald as reporter

Newsquest has hired Ginny Sanderson as a reporter for its Scottish national newspaper The Herald. She wrote on X/Twitter: “So excited to join the team covering the biggest stories in Scotland If you’ve got a story, or something you think needs to be covered, let me know!” Sanderson joined from NationalWorld, where she served as […]

Carter joins BBC as investigations researcher

BBC has tapped Dolly Carter to serve as an investigations researcher. Recently, she worked as a crime correspondent at Newsquest, where she joined in May 2022 as a reporter. Carter has also worked at The Times, The Sunday Times and Archant, and freelanced for The i paper and Metro. Carter graduated from the University of […]

Northern Echo hires Burgess as reporter

Tom Burgess has joined Newsquest’s Northern Echo as a reporter. He comes from an independent press agency in England, the Bournemouth News and Picture Service. Burgess freelanced for The Indiependent and was a news editor at Student Comment and News, Lancaster University Students’ Union newspaper. He gained experience at The Yorkshire Times. Burgess has a […]

Newsquest appoints Uyal breaking news specialist

Newsquest has promoted Berk Uyal to breaking news specialist. Recently, he was a reporter. Previously, Uyal interned at talkSPORT in London, BBC Monitoring, The Times and Tindle Newspapers Ltd. Uyal has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Bournemouth University. You can congratulate Uyal on Twitter.

National World hires McManus as reporter

Oliver McManus has joined National World plc as a reporter for the Derbyshire Times. Recently, he was a digital reporter at Newsquest’s Dorset Echo. Since 2017, McManus has also been working freelance. McManus graduated from Bournemouth University. You can connect with McManus on Twitter.

Newsquest hires Johnson as an editor

James Johnson has joined the Bournemouth Echo at Newsquest as an editor. Recently, he was a content editor at Reach plc. Previously, Johnson worked at Newsquest as an audience and content editor for the Southern Daily Echo. Commenting on his appointment, Johnson said: “I am delighted and honored to have been given the opportunity to […]

Newsquest’s Stokoe departs for PR role

Jon Stokoe, editor of Newsquest’s Yorkshire weeklies, has left to join travel management firm Clarity Business Travel as a communications manager. His LinkedIn post reads: “That’s me done in local journalism. “I’ve had the chance to work with so many talented people along the way who have taught me so much. I’ve also worked with […]

Newsquest promotes King to digital audience and content editor

Newsquest has promoted George Henry King to digital audience and content editor. In his new role, he will help shape and enhance the digital output and explore the best ways to present stories online. Recently, King served as a digital journalist. He joined Newsquest in March 2019 as a print journalist. Previously, he worked as […]