Jonathan Russell, left, is stepping down as editor-in-chief of Newsquest-owned daily The Herald after two and a half years in charge.
According to a report on the Scottish media trade website AllMediaScotland, Jonathan has not been in the office for several weeks.
His departure was announced in a short statement to staff by Newsquest Glasgow managing director Tim Blott.
It read: “Herald & Times Group editor-in-chief, Jonathan Russell, has decided to leave the company at the end of this month. Managing director, Tim Blott, thanked him for his service.”
Jonathan began his career in journalism as a reporter on the Evening Express in Aberdeen. In his younger days he played tennis for Scotland at under-21 level.