Martin's Role Extended by DC Thomson

The editor-in-chief of newspaper publisher, DC Thomson's Dundee-based titles of The Courier, the Evening Telegraph, The Weekly News and The Sunday Post has had his role extended to include the company's Aberdeen newspapers also.

Donald Martin takes on the newly-created role of editor-in-chief of DC Thomson Newspaper Group, insodoing extending his current role to include the Press & Journal, the Aberdeen Evening Express and freesheet, the Aberdeen Citizen.

Says recently-appointed managing director of DC Thomson Newspaper Group, Ellis Watson, in a memo to staff: “This structural change will ensure that each title benefits from a more cohesive and collective approach across the group. Donald will work with all of our title editors, who will retain control of their newspapers and teams, in a co-ordinating role, assisting in leveraging the skills and benefits of the group as a whole.

“Donald has already added great value to our four Dundee titles – this change means we can look forward to him doing so across the whole DC Thomson Newspaper Group.”