Karl Holbrook, current group editor at The Northern Echo, is joining the Daily Express as executive editor in April.  Therefore we’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our team in the role of group editor for our portfolio of websites, newspapers and magazines in the North East - including "The Great Daily of the North", The Northern Echo, one of the most prestigious regional titles in the UK.

Our preferred candidate will be a digital specialist, able to demonstrate a successful track record in editing a daily news brand.

They will show how they have accelerated a cultural shift in their newsroom, transitioning from a print-focused operation to one where digital audience development is the primary priority.

We need a leader capable of managing change and developing talent; someone who will work with our team of journalists to develop their skills in a multimedia environment.

We can offer a competitive salary, car allowance and other benefits associated with a role of this seniority.

To apply for the role please send an email and CV by 28 January 2022.

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