Gazette appoint new Editor

Editor of The Gazette, Jon Rhodes
Editor of The Gazette, Jon Rhodes
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THE Gazette has a new Editor.

Jon Rhodes, who was formerly Head of News and Features, has taken over from Gillian Gray.

Jon, 40, has been at The Gazette for eight years having previously worked at both the Yorkshire Evening Post and Lancashire Evening Post.

Married with two children and a resident of the Fylde coast, Jon today said: “It is a pleasure and a privilege to take up the Editor’s role here at The Gazette.

“This is a newspaper so dear to my heart.

“It stands up for the rights of the communities it serves, leads passionate campaigns and, of course, celebrates everything that is wonderful about life in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

“The Gazette has a proud tradition and a talented and dedicated team of journalists who will continue to bring you the news which matters.”

You can follow Jon on Twitter @GazetteRhodes.

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