An award-winning former regional daily features editor is set for a new career in public relations.
Jane Riddiford, who ran the features desk on the Western Daily Press, has joined growing south coast communications consultancy Polymedia.
A journalist for more than 20 years, 43-year-old Jane was also editor of Magazine.
Now she has been appointed as a senior consultant with Polymedia and will be adding her strengths to its writing and management team.
The consultancy has been established for more than two decades and has a client list which spans the leisure and tourism, professional services and property and construction sectors.
Said Jane: “After a career of holding key positions at some of the country’s leading regional daily newspapers, I am looking forward to putting that experience to good use in public relations.”
“This is an exciting time to join Polymedia, when the business is representing an ever-growing list of impressive, high-profile companies.”
Polymedia managing director Julie Fuge added: “Jane is noted for her writing, creative and management skills – and her ability to spot a good story.
“Her addition to the team is a significant boost to our team and future development. She will be a valuable asset to our clients.”