Exeter Express and Echo editor Paul Burton has been editor of The Herald in Plymouth. Both titles are published by Local World, while the Express and Echo has been weekly since 2011, The Herald is a daily.
Digital and business development director Henry Faure Walker has been named as the next chief executive of Newsquest.
Current chief exec Paul Davidson will stand down on 1 April 2014, but will stay on as the company’s chairman.
The Financial Times has appointed Roula Khalaf as foreign editor and assistant editor.
Khalaf has spent 13 years as the FT’s Middle East editor.