A reshuffle at a Scottish newspaper group will see a weekly editor take on responsibility for a second title.
The changes will see Caroline Paterson, who is currently in charge of the Ardrossan Herald and the Ayr Advertiser Series, become managing editor of both the Advertiser and the Chronicle.
Roisin McGroarty, currently editor of the Irvine Times, will take on the Herald from Caroline as well as remaining in her present role.
David Carnduff, who was recently appointed as editor of the Largs & Millport Weekly News, will continue in this role.
As previously reported by HoldtheFrontPage staff at the Chronicle will be relocated to offices in Ardrossan, 30 miles away.
Douglas will concentrate his writing career after following his departure.
Other recent job moves in the regional press include:
- The Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard has appointed Michael Purton as deputy editor. He was previously deputy news editor at the Gloucestershire Echo.
- Aynsley Davidson, editor of the Clacton and Frintion Gazette has additionally been appointed editor at The Harwich and Manningtree Standard. He succeeds Andrew Bennett in the role.