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Midland News Association

The Midland News Association is a private newspaper publishing firm owned and run by the Wolverhampton-based Graham family.

Its two flagship daily titles – the Express and Star and Shropshire Star – account for more than 200,000 sales everyday.

The two dailies, along with their sister weekly newspapers, cover Wolverhampton, the Black Country, parts of the West Midlands, Shropshire and Mid Wales.

More information can be found on the company’s website at

What we have written about Midland News Association

New Android apps for top Midland dailies

Top-selling regional daily the Express & Star has expanded its digital portfolio and launched an app for Android smartphones. Available from the Google Play online store, the app – which is also available for the E&S’s sister paper, the Shropshire

New job site launched by top-selling regional daily

The UK’s biggest-selling regional daily and its sister titles have launched new job websites. The Express and Star and other titles in the Claverley group, the Shropshire Star, the Jersey Evening Post and the Guernsey Press, appointed HotLizard to create

Regional publisher launches employment agency site

A regional publisher which has just launched an employment agency has now created a website for the business. The Midland News Association, which publishes the Express and Star, set up standalone agency Star Employment Services in Wolverhampton to find staff for

Regional daily to discuss new-look website at digital event

Britain’s biggest-selling regional daily is to share details about its new-look website at a meeting of digital editors. The Wolverhampton-based Express and Star relaunched its website in September with a responsive design which automatically resizes the layout according to the

Newspaper publisher honours top-performing journalists

The Midland News Association has handed out its annual awards to top-performing company staff. Twenty one awards, covering all departments, were presented to employees at an event attended by 440 guests at Telford International Centre last week. Among the winners