Reporting to Rosemary Gorman, Group Advertisement Director, Mail Newspapers, Doherty joins from News UK where he has been Head of Travel for the past three years. At Mail Newspapers, he will drive the integration of the Display and Classified Travel Advertising teams and be responsible for maximising commercial travel revenues across every touch-point of the Mail brand, both in print and online.
Rosemary Gorman commented, “Joe has an excellent track record in building strong client relationships, delivering new revenue and leading award-winning teams. I’m sure he will prove to be a valuable addition to our experienced and market-leading travel team.”
Prior to his time at News UK, Docherty spent two years at CNN Traveller and six years at Guardian News and Media. A County Donegal native, he was educated at University College Dublin. He will take up his post in mid-April.