Archant has appointed Jim Robinson as Group Editor of the company’s South-West titles. Jim will oversee North Somerset Times, North Devon Gazette, Exmouth Journal, Sidmouth Herald, Midweek Herald (East Devon) and Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury Series. Prior to this, Jim was working in Luxembourg where he founded an English language news service, the Luxembourg Times. He has also previously worked at the Financial Times and Investment Advertiser. Jim will begin his role on 3 December, taking over from outgoing Group Editor Andy Keeble.