Cambridge Evening News appoints new deputy editor

James Foster has been appointed deputy editor of the Cambridge Evening News.

Foster was promoted to assistant editor in 2002, having previously worked as the paper’s chief sub-editor.

He joined the paper from the East Anglian Daily Times and he has also worked at Metro News in Birmingham.

His replacement is Peter Jeffrey, who joins the Cambridge Evening News from the Evening Chronicle in Newcastle.

Jeffrey
was deputy news editor at the Chronicle where he was responsible for a
number of major stories, including the campaign to save Tyneside
shipping jobs.

He began his career as a trainee on the Bristol
Evening Post after completing a postgraduate course in newspaper
journalism at the University of Central Lancashire.

After two
years he spent 12 months travelling before joining the Newcastle
Evening Chronicle as industrial reporter, where he twice won the North
East Business Reporter of the Year award.

Recently appointed
editor Murray Morse said: “We have major plans for the Cambridge
Evening News and, by strengthening these positions, I now believe we
have the team in place to deliver these exciting changes.”

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