North West regional daily appoints editor

North West Evening Mail has appointed James Higgins as editor.

Higgins, who is currently the paper's deputy editor, will take up the role on Monday (7 July). He replaces Jonathan Lee who becomes managing director.

Lee can be found tweeting @jonathanleeNWEM and Higgins tweets @jhigginsNWEM.

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