News editor appointed for West Midlands freesheets

Central Independent News & Media has appointed John Newton as news editor of West Midlands freesheets the Sutton Coldfield Observer, Great Barr Observer, Walsall Advertiser and the Lichfield Mercury.

Newton, previously a reporter for the Sutton Coldfield Observer, started the role in mid April. He replaces Laura Vickers, who has moved to the Gloucestershire Echo.

Central Independent News & Media is a branch of regional publishing division Northcliffe Media.

[lnk|http://www.featuresexec.com/publications/info_outlet.php?pubid=16498|_self|Great Barr Observer]
[lnk|http://www.featuresexec.com/publications/info_outlet.php?pubid=9304|_self|Sutton Coldfield Observer]
[lnk|http://www.featuresexec.com/publications/info_outlet.php?pubid=13146|_self|Walsall Advertiser]
[lnk|http://www.featuresexec.com/publications/info_outlet.php?pubid=12613|_self|Lichfield Mercury]

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