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Ipswich Star editor quits after four months

The editor of the Archant-owned Ipswich Star, Natalie Sadler, has resigned her post after only four months in the job, citing family commitments and a change in career path as her reasons.

Ipswich Star editor quits after four months
Natalie Sadler: “It has been an honour and a privilege to be editor of the Ipswich Star over the past few months.”

Natalie Sadler has announced she will leave the Ipswich Star in January to take a “slightly different career path”.

Natalie said: “It has been an honour and a privilege to be editor of the Ipswich Star over the past few months, and I take a wealth of knowledge with me from this time.

“However, I have decided to step down and take a slightly different career path for the time being.

“I will greatly miss journalism, and life at Archant, having worked here for a total of 16 years during the course of my career.

“The job has given me some amazing opportunities and allowed me to see the world through the eyes of so many different people.”

Archant editor-in-chief Jeremy Clifford told staff: “I am sorry to announce that Natalie Sadler will be leaving us as Editor of the Ipswich Star.

“Natalie has been leading the new Ipswich team for four months and in that time has already done some great work in shaping the future direction of the brand and building a team around her.

“However, she has reluctantly decided she can no longer continue in the role because of her family commitments and the difficulties that come with editing a title while not living on the patch.”

He added: “Natalie will depart in January with our very best wishes and heartfelt thanks for everything she has done and the extraordinary amount of work she has put in to support Brad [Jones, East Anglian Daily Times editor] and the Suffolk team.”

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