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Entries open for Society of Editors Press Awards for 2020

Entries are now open for the Society of Editors’ Press Awards for 2020, known as the ‘Oscars’ for the British Press. The awards, run by the Society on behalf of the industry, will celebrate the best of UK national journalism during 2020. With revised, new and returning categories, entries can be made for work published [...]

By |2021-01-07T15:20:56+00:00January 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Entries open for Society of Editors Press Awards for 2020

David Montgomery’s National World acquires JPIMedia

JPIMedia Publishing has been acquired by David Montgomery’s National World plc for £10.2m. JPIMedia had announced it had placed itself for sale earlier in the year and the deal will see National World acquire the entire business, along with its subsidiaries. In an update to shareholders, National World said the acquisition of JPIMedia totalled £10.2 [...]

By |2020-12-31T16:59:32+00:00December 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on David Montgomery’s National World acquires JPIMedia

John Brewis to leave Reach Printing Services at year’s end

REACH has confirmed that John Brewis, MD of Reach Printing Services, is leaving the business at the end of the year. Alan Edmunds, Group COO at Reach, said:: "I would like to share my personal thanks to John for all his hard work, commitment and leadership over his many years with us. John leaves behind [...]

By |2020-12-14T11:32:34+00:00December 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on John Brewis to leave Reach Printing Services at year’s end

Celtic Media Print and Racing Post sign new extended print contract

Celtic Media Print and Racing Post sign new extended print contract Celtic Media Print Limited and Spotlight Sports Group, publishers of the Racing Post, have confirmed the signing of a new extended print contract for the Irish edition of the market-leading title. The Racing Post and its Betting Shop Display edition for bookmakers have been [...]

By |2020-12-14T10:02:51+00:00December 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Celtic Media Print and Racing Post sign new extended print contract

Facebook invests further 2.5m pounds into Community News reporter scheme in UK

A pioneering scheme to improve diversity in newsrooms is to be extended after Facebook confirmed funding for a third year. The Community Reporters Project was launched two years ago and has resulted in more than 80 trainee reporters being hired in newsrooms across the UK. Each focuses on a community which is under-represented in local [...]

By |2020-12-01T12:10:19+00:00December 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Facebook invests further 2.5m pounds into Community News reporter scheme in UK

Reach plc begins consultation over closure of Luton and Birmingham print plants

Following the announcement of a review of its print capacity in September, Reach plc has today announced the start of a consultation process rover the proposed closure of print sites in Luton and Birmingham with 150 jobs at risk of redundancy. Moving forward the company plans to balance the production of its national and regional [...]

By |2020-11-09T11:14:58+00:00November 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Reach plc begins consultation over closure of Luton and Birmingham print plants

David Crow: from paperboy to news print expert

THIS month’s 10pt Talking Point column in printed PJ is by DAVID CROW who earned his first wage packet as a schoolboy with an early morning paper round. He is now managing director print and logistics group services division at JPIMedia, a member of the Newspaper Industry Materials Committee, chairman of the industry’s Contingency Planning [...]

By |2020-10-21T11:39:56+01:00October 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on David Crow: from paperboy to news print expert

News Media Association appoints Sayra Tekin as legal director

The News Media Association (NMA)  has announced that Sayra Tekin will take over from Santha Rasaiah as its Legal, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Director when Santha retires at the end of this year. Sayra is an experienced legal advice and litigation lawyer at the BBC, who has been proactive at lobbying courts and regulators on [...]

By |2020-10-21T11:23:10+01:00October 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on News Media Association appoints Sayra Tekin as legal director

From paperboy to news print expert

DAVID CROW earned his first wage packet as a schoolboy with an early morning paper round. He is now managing director print and logistics group services division at JPIMedia, a member of the Newspaper Industry Materials Committee, chairman of the industry’s Contingency Planning Group, a chartered engineer and has served the industry for 43 years. [...]

By |2020-10-20T19:15:21+01:00October 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on From paperboy to news print expert

We’ve heard the rhetoric; now let’s see some action

THE EDITOR’S CHAIR: It’s time the government recognised that readers need us, says Gary Cullum JOURNALISM Matters – none more so than now when reliable and trustworthy news brands have served the public effectively during the coronavirus pandemic. But how much longer will they have an effective voice if the government doesn’t act quickly to [...]

By |2020-10-20T19:07:53+01:00October 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on We’ve heard the rhetoric; now let’s see some action
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