Kevin FeddyKevin Feddy, the former business editor of the Manchester Evening News, who left the title last month, has established a new PR company, Kevin Feddy Media.

His new operation has already picked up four clients: accountancy firm Hurst, recruitment business Stark Brooks, law firm gunnercooke and corporate uniforms and event clothing supplier Quayside Group.

Feddy spent 23 years with the MEN.

Before joining the business team in 2000, he was the paper’s Manchester Airport reporter and district reporter for Bury, Bolton and Wigan.

He began his career at the Evening Courier in Halifax before moving to the Evening Chronicle in Newcastle. He joined the MEN in 1990.

In addition to offering traditional PR services, Feddy also plans to offer media training to executives.