Norwich Evening News names new deputy editor

Tim Williams has been promoted from assistant editor to deputy editor in an an editorial reshuffle at the Evening News in Norwich.

Williams has been at the paper for two years after being brought on board to help see through a major relaunch and repositioning of the two-edition paper. He was previously assistant editor of the Dorset Echo, design editor of the Evening Chronicle, Newcastle, and has also worked at The Journal, Newcastle, and the Leicester Mercury.

Amanda Patterson becomes the paper’s new assistant editor after two years as news editor. She was previously Evening News crime reporter and a senior reporter at the Evening Gazette in Colchester. Her position as news editor is filled by Alasdair McGregor who has been deputy on the desk for the past 18 months.

Evening News editor David Bourn said: ”These appointments are richly deserved and reflect the hard work and success of the major changes the paper has seen in the past 18 months.

”With a raft of innovative plans on the drawing board, I’m confident the Evening News has a committed and energetic team of journalists in place to take the paper on to a new level.”

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