JPI Media have issued a bold statement of intent by appointing Neil McIntosh as Editor-in-Chief of The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and Edinburgh Evening News.
“As a company, we have been making progress on diversity and set ourselves clear targets, but we can and must go faster.”
“We believe every citizen’s right to access reliable news is under significant threat.”
“We are putting together a great team of people, in front and behind the camera, to tackle entertainment news in a fresh and exciting way.”
Andy Philip leaves Daily Record for Press and Journal political editor’s role ahead of Holyrood elections
“It’s a great time to be joining an excellent team with a fresh outlook. I can’t wait to get stuck into the job as Political Editor at the P&J.”
With the global pandemic, Scottish elections, continued Brexit fall-out, speculation over both the UK Prime Minister and Scottish First Minister’s futures increasing, and the world stage of COP26 in Glasgow among the big events of the year ahead, the chase for audiences and revenue may never have been so keen.
Alan Muir is stepping down as Editor of the Scottish Sun at the end of March 2021.
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