Newsquest has announced a new editor for its three newspapers covering Wiltshire.
Pete Gavan, currently head of audience at Portsmouth-based daily The News, will be responsible for editing the Swindon Advertiser, Wiltshire Times and Wiltshire Gazette & Herald publications.
Gavan, who started his career on the Wiltshire & Gloucestershire Standard and Gloucestershire Echo, will also be head of content for Newsquest Wiltshire when he joins on 2 January.
He said: “This is my first editorship and I’m delighted it’s at the helm of such an excellent group of titles. The area is a great patch for news and I’m very much looking forward to getting started in the New Year.”
Newsquest’s managing director for Oxfordshire and Wiltshire, Chris Moore, said: “I am confident that Pete will add additional value to our fantastic editorial team in Wiltshire.”