The Western Gazette has appointed Lynne Fernquest as editor of the Yeovil-based weekly. Fernquest, who starts on 17 May, replaces Tim Dixon, who became editor of the Western Daily Press in April.
Fernquest was previously assistant editor of production at the South Wales Evening Post in Swansea.
The Northcliffe-owned Western Gazette is circulated in Dorset and Somerset.
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