Dorset Echo and Bournemouth Daily Echo editor Toby Granville has been named Newsquest’s Editor of the Year.
Granville picked up the award at Newsquest’s annual excellence awards, when the 38-year-old was recognised for his ‘leadership, motivation and inspiration, creativity, cost control and quality”.
A piece on the Dorset Echo website said: “He was particularly praised for the Dorset Echo’s success throughout the year as the best performing daily newspaper for sales and for creating a digital strategy that saw its website achieve the greatest audience growth in Newsquest in 2011.”
Granville said: “I am delighted to have been named Editor of the Year, and I would like to dedicate this award to my hard-working team for helping me achieve it.”
Newsquest Dorset managing director Vincent Boni added: “Toby is a tower of strength and creativity that we all benefit from. Under Toby’s group editorship I am looking forward to seeing development of our teams and products.”