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New role reunites Neil with former editor

Sunday Herald picture editor Neil Bennett is to be reunited with his former editor when he joins the Western Mail in December. Neil, (31), is to join the paper in the newly created role of deputy editor and his appointment

New Year challenge for Richard

Richard Williams is to become editor-in-chief at North Wales Newspapers. Currently deputy editor at the Daily Post in North Wales, Richard, (34), will take on his new role in the New Year. He will be responsible for North Wales Newspapers’

New regional editor is named by Trinity Mirror

A series of key editorial and training appointments – including a new editor for a Sunday regional – has been announced by Trinity Mirror. At Trinity Mirror Regionals’ Cardiff centre, Tim Gordon (right) has been promoted to editor of Wales

Strike ballots at more papers

Journalists could go on strike at Wales’s biggest newspaper in a bid to win union recognition for the National Union of Journalists. Union members are balloting after three years of failed efforts to agree a recognition deal with management at

New editor for Western Mail

The Western Mail is to get a new editor. Neil Fowler, editor for the past eight years, will leave the paper in September. He will be succeeded by Alun Edmunds, who currently edits Wales on Sunday. Neil, (46), joined The

Hundreds of mourners turn out for Michael

More than 400 hundred mourners turned out to pay their last respects at the funeral of Welsh journalist Michael Boon. Michael, who was 67, died from cancer. He had been a journalist for 50 years and received an MBE for

Yvonne's friends tell of strong character

As the world saw journalist Yvonne Ridley emerge from a car at the border with Pakistan after ten days in captivity, her friends from the regional press around Britain also watched the story unfold. The 43-year-old mum was seized by

Awards hopefuls line up for prestigious BT final

The cream of the regional media will be saluted on Thursday as the prestigious BT national awards for excellence are handed out. A quality field of entrants, already crowned regional winners in nine heats across the country, has been chosen

Welsh Journalist of the Year Daily Journalist of the Year

Welsh Journalist of the YearDaily Journalist of the Year by HoldTheFrontPage staff Wales on Sunday chief reporter Martin Shipton was named Daily News Journalist of the Year and Welsh Journalist of the Year in the BT Press and Brodcast Awards

Daily Newspaper of the Year

BT Welsh Press and Broadcast Awards 2000 by HoldTheFrontPage staff Daily Newspaper of the Year Winner: Western Mail The paper won the title last year and in 1992. Judges said “the depth and intelligence of its political analysis and the

Shipton named BT Welsh Journalist of the Year

Shipton named BT Welsh Journalist of the Year by HoldTheFrontPage staff Wales on Sunday chief reporter Martin Shipton has been named BT Welsh Journalist of the Year 2000. Martin, who joined the paper in 1994, took the title after judges

MBE for retired journalist

Former South Wales Evening Post journalist Michael Boon received his MBE from the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. Mr Boon, who recently retired as specialist writer and Westgate columnnist with the Western Mail, was honoured for services to journalism

Trinity Mirror aims for the top

Trinity Mirror aims for top spot with £150m plan Trinity Mirror, Britain’s biggest newspaper publisher, is to spend £150m on developing its Internet business over the next three years. Sixteen regional web portals – all linked to an integrated national

Belfast editor appointed to PCC

Regional newspaper editor Ed Curran has been appointed to the Press Complaints Commission. As editor of the Belfast Telegraph he is the first editor from Northern Ireland to serve on the Commission. He takes over from retiring member Malcolm Starbrook,