The ability to tell stories is as important as it ever has been
Which story from your newsroom will you remember most from 2018 and why?
Beast from the East. The challenge of covering the story while also battling with our own logistics problems was both exhilarating and exhausting!
Looking around the regional press, can you point to something from another newsroom which stands out to you? What was it and why?
Some of the work the MEN is doing around drugs, homelessness and other social issues in their city has been superb.
What did you learn in 2018 about local journalism which you’ll remember?
More a confirmation that people still want to read what we write. What else touches people’s lives on a daily basis as much as regional journalism and media?
If you had one tip to share with other editors about being an editor in 2019, what would it be?
Turn off your emails and switch off every now and then.
What do you hope will happen in 2019?
Norwich City’s promotion brings massive sales and web hits.
What will you be looking for in new reporters when recruiting in 2019?
The ability, drive and passion to tell a great story remains as important as it always has been.
How would you sell your newsroom to someone thinking about applying for a job in 2019?
Great team, great city, great job.
What’s the most memorable thing to have happened in/around your newsroom this year?
Pioneering and launching Norfolk Day, which got Royal approval, trended on Twitter, brought in sales, web hits and commercial income takes some beating.