New Editor announced for Newsquest Stourbridge

Stephanie Preece will be taking up the position of Editor for Newsquest’s Stourbridge Division.

Stephanie Preece

The titles Stephanie will have responsibility for include the Stourbridge, Halesowen & Dudley News, Bromsgrove & Droitwich Advertiser, Redditch Advertiser and Kidderminster Shuttle.

Stephanie — who was previously the Head of Content for the Worcester News, Malvern Gazette and Evesham Journal — said: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at Stourbridge. I am already familiar with the great work that they do covering the north of Worcestershire and I can’t wait to join them in this new role.”

Newsquest Editorial Director Toby Granville said: “I had the pleasure of working with Stephanie at the Oxford Mail some years ago — and even then it was clear to me she had editor potential. She’s full of energy and embraces the challenging but exciting changes happening in our industry and I’m looking forward to seeing her play a big part in Stourbridge’s future.”

Stephanie will take up the new promotion with effect from July 23 on her return from maternity leave.