Skip to: Navigation | Content | Footer

Newsquest announces new Group Editor for Berks & Bucks

Newsquest Media Group announced yesterday the appointment of a new Group Editor for Newsquest Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, Samantha Harman.

Author: News Desk

Posted on: 16 February 2017 07:56

Newsquest announces new Group Editor for Berks & Bucks

Samantha Harman: "This is a fantastic opportunity and I can't wait to get stuck in."

Currently Deputy Editor at Newsquest daily the Dorset Echo, Samantha Harman will take responsibility for the Reading Chronicle, the Bucks Free Press, the Slough Observer, and the Bracknell News and digital platforms.

During her time with the company, Samantha has been named Newsquest Journalist of the Year, Dorset Journalist of the Year and has been shortlisted for a number of other awards including the Society of Editors Young Journalist of the Year and the EDF Media Awards.

Of her new appointment, Samantha said: "This is a fantastic opportunity and I can't wait to get stuck in. I am looking forward to working with the talented teams at Newsquest Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, and MD Chris Moore, as we drive digital growth, produce quality print products and continually strive for excellence. We aim to be the best source of local news, the number one stop for everything Berkshire and Buckinghamshire; campaigning titles at the heart of their local communities."

Managing Director Chris Moore said: "Samantha was an excellent candidate for this role and brings with her the skills, experience and ideas to lead these titles through an exciting period of growth and innovation."

Samantha will take up the role on Monday March 6 2017.

comments powered by Disqus

Most read on InPublishing

These are the most read stories on the InPublishing website over the last 14 days, in order from the top.

News

Woodland Group acquires COMAG Forward

Posted on: 20 September 2017

Wallpaper* Announces Senior Team Changes

Posted on: 13 September 2017

New Weekly Newspaper For Oldham

Posted on: 15 September 2017

Readly accelerates international expansion

Posted on: 15 September 2017

Angry newsagents say Enough’s Enough

Posted on: 19 September 2017

Egmont launches Glitch Magazine

Posted on: 5 September 2017

Euromoney looks to sell Hong Kong division

Posted on: 11 September 2017

Articles

My Publishing Life – Jon Bickley

Jon Bickley
Posted on: 13 September 2017

The Changing Landscape of Subscriptions Management

Alan Weaver
Posted on: 27 July 2017

James Wildman – Q&A

James Wildman
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Digital magazines are back!

Ranj Begley
Posted on: 31 July 2017

How to sell more copies

James Evelegh
Posted on: 27 July 2017

My Publishing Life - Susan Duffin

Susan Duffin
Posted on: 22 August 2017

Putting culture first

Meg Carter
Posted on: 27 July 2017

Rediscovering print

James Evelegh
Posted on: 31 August 2017

Hang in there

James Evelegh
Posted on: 14 September 2017

Fishing magazines

Alan Geere
Posted on: 27 July 2017

This list is based on data from Google Analytics, and is refreshed every 24 hours. (Last updated: 25/09/2017 06:45)

Find out more about

Featured job

Newstrade Marketing Manager - Conde Nast
Salary: Competitive
Frontline
Peterborough / London

Featured in InPublishing Jobs

InPub Weekly: Sign-up

Click here to sign up for our free weekly email newsletter:

Sign up now!

Magazine registration

Publishing Partners Guide