Aberdeen Independent appoints new editor

A NEW editor has been appointed at a free newspaper serving Aberdeen.

Angus Begg has been promoted to editor of the award-winning Aberdeen Independent, taking over from Derek Pyper, who has retired.

Begg has overseen the weekly paper’s subbing operation since 1999.

Meanwhile, Carol-Ann Mackenzie is joining the paper’s editorial team of Keith Lobban and John Sorrie as a trainee reporter/sub-editor.

Launched in 1996, with a distribution of around 70,000, has, for competition, The Press and Journal, the Evening Express, and the Aberdeen Citizen free newspaper.

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