Reach plc taps Greatrix to serve as senior video journalist

Lydia Greatrix, a trending video journalist at Reach plc, has taken on the role of senior video journalist. Greatrix joined Reach plc in April 2021 as a social media video journalist. She also contributed to BBC Radio Nottingham and worked as a broadcast journalist at both Radio News Hub and Bauer Media Group UK. Greatrix […]

Lynch departs NationalWorld for Reach plc

Ben Lynch has joined Reach plc’s title MyLondon as LDR reporter. Recently, she was a reporter for LondonWorld, part of NationalWorld. Since March 2014, Lynch has been freelancing as a music writer. He worked as a trainee reporter at Newsquest and as a trainee journalist at PA Media. Lynch graduated from the University of Liverpool. […]

Irish News hires Sherrard editor

The Irish News has hired Chris Sherrard as an editor. Recently, he was at Reach plc, where he worked for more than eight years. At Reach plc, Sherrard held the posts of editor, editor-in-chief and, audience and content director. He also served as editor of the Daily Mirror. He was a night editor and digital […]

Reach plc hires Naylor as East Midlands court reporter

Martin Naylor, a crime reporter at The Derby Telegraph, has announced his departure after more than a decade. Naylor’s post on X/Twitter reads: “So then, one of those godawful ‘personal news’ announcements. After nearly 17 years working in Derby I’m leaving the city for a new job as the East Midlands court reporter for Reach, […]

UK publisher Reach plc to cut 450 jobs

Reach plc, publisher of the Mirror and Express, is expected to axe approximately a tenth of its workforce across its national and regional newspapers. As per reports, about 450 people will lose their jobs. The move comes amid declining ad revenues and demand. The move also follows Meta’s decision to cut support for news on […]

Reach plc journalist Bunn to depart Nottinghamshire Live

Matthew Bunn, a news editor at Reach plc’s Nottinghamshire Live, wrote on X/Twitter: “Personal news alert … Following yesterday’s news from Reach, I’ll soon be leaving Nottinghamshire Live after 5 years. I’m incredibly proud of everything we’ve achieved and the website will be in safe hands with a great reporting and leadership team. I’m now […]

Bunn swaps Reach plc for GB News

George Bunn, a reporter at Reach plc, is set to depart for a new role as a digital reporter at GB News. Previously, Bunn was a reporter for Reach plc’s title Staffordshire Live. He also worked as a general election news reporter at Sky News. Bunn has a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the […]

Ex-Reach plc journalists launch new venture

Ed Walker and Luke Beardsworth have teamed to launch a new audience development consultancy, Alma, based in Lancashire. Walker left Reach plc in July 2023 after six years as a digital editor, senior editor, regional audience and content director, as well as interim audience and content director. He also worked at Trinity Mirror. Beardsworth departed […]

Bradley swaps Reach plc for Newstalk

Ciaran Bradley has joined as a digital editor at Newstalk, Ireland’s independent talk radio station. Recently, Bradley held the post of content editor and creative strategist at Reach plc, and served as an audience editor at the Irish Star US. He worked as a research assistant and researcher at the BBC. Bradley has a bachelor’s […]

The Mirror taps Marshall to serve as lifestyle reporter

Lucy Marshall has joined Reach plc’s national title The Mirror as a lifestyle reporter. Marshall worked at Reach plc’s regional titles, including as a journalist at Lincolnshire Echo, as a life writer at Hull Daily Mail, and recently as a news reporter at YorkshireLive. Marshall has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Lincoln […]