Johnston Press has confirmed Phil Bramley will take over as group editor of its North Midlands papers. Bramley has served in the same position for the company’s four weekly South Yorkshire titles – the Doncaster Free Press, Sheffield Telegraph, South Yorkshire Times and Epworth Bells – since July 2015.
He will now be in charge of the Mansfield Chad and the Derbyshire Times. Other titles in the North Midlands portfolio include the Buxton Advertiser, Hucknall Dispatch, Matlock Mercury, and Worksop Guardian.
Nancy Fielder will take on his South Yorkshire titles in addition to her present job as editor of The Star (Sheffield).