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Editor appointed at Newcastle Journal

Brian Aitken is to be the new editor of The Journal in Newcastle. The 43-year old father-of-four will join the paper after leaving his current position as editorial development manager for Trinity Mirror Regionals. He has previously held senior positions

Editor walks out

Ged Henderson, editor of The Journal in Newcastle, has walked out on the newspaper. Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Ltd has confirmed that the editor, who joined the North East newspaper three years ago, handed in his resignation earlier this week.

From copy boy to editor – and beyond – in 50 years!

A copy boy who rose through the ranks to become editor and travel the world during his career has retired from The Journal, Newcastle, after 50 years in journalism. Brian Nicholls met the Queen twice and interviewed Yasser Arafat, Tony

'Editor for the day' prize up for grabs

Young journalism hopefuls from across the North East are being given a unique opportunity to edit a top daily newspaper for the day. The prize is up for grabs as part of the School Newspaper Awards 2003, currently being run

Editors unite in fight for foot and mouth public inquiry

Regional papers from across the country are linking up to fight for a full public inquiry into foot and mouth disease. The Western Morning news is working with The Journal, Newcastle, the Western Mail and trade magazine Farmers Weekly to

Life-saving operation for former editor's wife

Society of Editors director Bob Satchwell has a special reason to back media appeals for kidney donors, after wife Michele underwent a life-saving operation. As an editor, Bob often ran stories appealing to readers to carry organ donor cards. But

Campaign to save RAF base gets off to a flying start

A campaign to save the North’s only RAF base from possible closure has got off to a flying start. The Journal in Newcastle is campaigning to save RAF Boulmer in Northumberland – one of four bases under threat in a

Reporter visits Malawi for North East famine launch

An appeal launched by The Journal, Newcastle, to help the victims of Africa’s famine has received the personal backing of Tony Blair. Responding to calls for help from North East aid workers, feature writer Anna Ralph went to Malawi and

Group rewards best of its regional talent

The best of Trinity Mirror’s regional talent has been recognising at the group’s annual in-house Editorial Awards. A dozen trophies were handed to titles from across the group, including the Birmingham Evening Mail, which was named Daily/Sunday Newspaper of the