Publishing

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures gives us their take on the week’s news covered by Prolific North. This week it’s the turn of Kieran Edwards, Social Strategy Director, Shoot the Moon.

The £127m acquisition of Express Newspapers from Northern & Shell by Reach, the publisher formerly known as Trinity Mirror, has been given the green light by the government.

Newsquest has announced the new editor of The Bolton News, succeeding Ian Savage who stepped down earlier this year after a decade in the role.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures gives us their take on the week’s news covered by Prolific North. This week it’s the turn of Sarah Lawless, Associate Director at Big Partnership.

Online printing company, instantprint, is investing £3.25m into new printing technology this summer, with plans to create up to 40 new jobs.

Four picture editors are to be made redundant at the Leeds and Sheffield operations of regional publisher Johnston Press.

Newsquest chief executive Henry Faure Walker has criticised Facebook for building an audience “off the back of news journalism” but insists that local media has a bright future.

Former Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has been appointed to the board of a luxury yacht company.

Johnston Press, which owns more than 200 papers including the Yorkshire Post, is considering a default on its staff pension scheme.

Yorkshire Post owner Johnston Press has reported a 9% slump in revenues for the first half of the year - and blamed the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for hitting digital advertising.

Pages

Subscribe to Publishing