Guy Patrick has been promoted to northern news editor at The Sun and will head up the paper’s new Manchester office.
Previously The Sun’s northern correspondent, Patrick will oversee the seven-strong editorial team which includes deputy northern news editor Richard Moriaty and northern features editor Jane Atkinson.
Four reporters will also be based in the Manchester office: Andrew Chamberlain, Rachel Dale, Emma Foster and Lauren Veevers.
It is the first time The Sun has had a base in Manchester since its last office in the city closed in 2004.
The northern news team can be contacted by calling 0161 935 5351 or emailing email@example.com.