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New political role for Journal's Zoe

Zoe Hughes, political editor of The Journal in Newcastle, has been elected as the new chairman of the Newspaper Conference. She will lead the conference, which represents London editors and political correspondents of regional newspapers which are members of the

Linford hands parliamentary baton to Zoe

Former lobby correspondent Paul Linford has joined Northcliffe’s online division to develop the newspaper websites and explore new commercial avenues. Since 1996, he has been the Newcastle Journal’s political editor and most recently assistant editor (politics). His move to Northcliffe

Former editor to reveal the secrets of PR

Former Lancaster Guardian editor Anne Rothwell is today due to co-host a workshop on successful public relations. She will work with PR expert Jackie Harris at the free event at Lancaster University Management School. Together they will explain the secrets

Editorial trainer Eric Firth has died

A journalist whose career developed into editorial training has died aged 77. Eric Firth worked at the North West Evening Mail as training officer in the early 1980s, where he was also a sub editor and later chief sub. He

News in brief

The Ely Standard has been supporting the Disasters Emergency Committee’s fundraising appeal for countries in southern Africa facing famine with its Give Your Lunch to Africa Day.Readers and businesses were encouraged to donate the cost of their lunch for one

So far, so good, for newly launched title

The Dewsbury & District Press, launched four months ago, is popular with both readers and advertisers, according to publisher Danny Lockwood. The former Dewsbury Reporter and Lancaster Guardian editor says he is pleased with the how the newspaper has performed,

Lockwood launch imminent

The Dewsbury & District Press is due to hit the streets shortly in an operation designed to offer keen competition to existing local titles. It is being set up by former Dewsbury Reporter and Lancaster Guardian editor Danny Lockwood. From

LEP exclusive on Olympic champ's secret heartbreak

A Lancashire reporter has been telling HoldtheFrontPage how she beat the national tabloids to an Olympic exclusive. Nicola Adam, a reporter on the Lancashire Evening Post, was the first to break the news about the secret heartbreak behind Jason Queally’s